I'd love to say I'm one of those moms who doesn't let her kids watch TV. But I'm not one of those moms who lies about it either. It's true, my kids have watched Merry Madagascar many (many) times since we taped it on Thanksgiving Eve. They can't seem to get enough of it. And while there are a few tidbits they've picked up that I'm not especially proud of, there's one line that my older son loves that really captures the spirit of the season.
When King Julian, the selfish scrooge of the show, decides to try giving to someone else, he says, "It makes me feel all warm and tingly inside. Like pinworms!"
I've never experienced pinworms (and frankly I hope that's something I'll be able to claim for the rest of my life), but that warm and tingly feeling has been overflowing this month, thanks to Yahoo!'s Ripples of Kindness program and the Yahoo! Mother Board's involvement.
The assignment? Make someone's day. The hope? That the person (or people) you do something unexpected forRead More »from The Must-Have Gift of the Holiday Season: Kindness