Parent Magazine St. Johns November 2018 - Page 26

D O S O M E T H I N G T O G E T H E R A S A F A M I LY 1. Order a gift card for Redbox and hand out codes to visitors along with a bag of popcorn. 5. Help someone load groceries into their car and take their cart back to the corral. 2. Tape coins to the gum ball machines. 6. Make twice as much dinner as your family needs and give it to a neighbor – just because. 3. Play board games with residents at the nursing home. Bring a plate of cookies with you. 7. Attach coupons to items in the grocery store. 4. Collect old towels and blankets for the animal shelter. Pam Molnar is a freelance writer and mother of three. She is blessed to be on both the giving and receiving end of random acts of kindness. 24 | S T . J O H N S parent MAGAZINE