My mom has been really worried about money for Christmas. . She works at an establishment that is Christian-based, and is really close with the owner. The owner’s eleven year old son gave my mom 30 dollars for Christmas, saying she had to spend it on her kids. Kindness not lost in the younger generation GMH
My little brother, Adam, is extremely dyslexic and really struggles to read or write. Today, I was having a bad day and he knew. With his disability, Adam took nearly 15 minutes just to write “I love you” on a piece of paper and slide it under my door to make me feel better. His amazing caring GMH!
Today I visited the cemetery to visit my sister for her 20th Birthday. I noticed ants were crawling over the plaque on her grave. I made a comment about it, and then my little sister replied with “Maybe the ants are trying to protect her.” She’s only nine. Her imagination GMH.
Today I was looking after my little cousin. She’s only 3. While we were playing, she noticed the scars on my wrists. I thought she was too young to understand. She got up and ran to bathroom, and got six band aids, put one on each scar, and then kissed them. She has no idea how much better I now feel. KGMH
I have been in the hospital for a week because of suicide attempts. My Down’s Syndrome 5 year old cousin came to visit me one day. He and I were talking about dreams. I told him how I have bad dreams often. The next day he came with a dreamcatcher. He made it by himself - just for me. My cousin GMH.
Today I saw a video of a 7 year old boy singing “Just The Way You Are” to his 4 year old sister. He said that he thinks is the most beautiful girl in the entire world and he thinks we will agree. The kicker? His sister has Down Syndrome. His adorable brotherly love despite disability GMH!
My grandmother passed away a few weeks ago. Now, no one wanted to come over for Thanksgiving dinner since she’s not going to be there. My little cousin, who is ten, sat us down and said “It’s times like this when we should all be together. ” He convinced everyone. His want for a close family GMH.
I lived in an abusive home, and often had large bruises on my face. I ran next door to escape my dad, and my neighbor’s 4 year old son answered. He immediately gave me a huge hug and said, “Emily-Ann, you’re the prettiest girl in the world, and I love you.” My eye was swollen shut and my mouth was bleeding. Christian, your love
My foster sister sleeps in my room, using my bed. I sleep on the couch. Today I was drawing with her and she said, “I’m gonna draw you something that you give me everyday. ” When I asked her what she was drawing, she said, “A bed for you.” Caring kids like her GMH.
Yesterday, when i saw Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, there was a kid who had cancer with his mom and sister a couple seats down from me. Before the movie started, there was a commercial for helping kids fight cancer, and it showed a kid who was cured of it. The boy said “That’s gonna be me.” KGMH
My dance class of 4 and 5 year old’s went around and said what we were thankful for. A little girl announced that she is thankful for her mommy, because she helps people. When asked where, she replied, “Afghanistan. My mommy is a strong soldier. I love her and would never trade her!” She GMH
My boyfriend’s little sister has cancer. She has put up a great fight so far and is now in the middle of Round 6 Chemo. The other day when I was visiting her, she told me that she didn’t want to be strong anymore, but that she won’t give up because she has the best big brother in the world. Her and her love for her brother GMH.
One day, me and my little brother were at the mall and we were at the pet shop. I was about to pet a parrot when my brother said, “No please don’t touch him!” When I asked him why, he said, “Because then he’ll eat you and then I won’t have my best friend anymore!” My “best friend” gives me hope.
My 4 year-old son was dignosed with cancer. When the doctor first informed us, I started to sob. My son, the one diagnosed with cancer, handed me a tissue and said “Mommy, please don’t cry! I’m strong! I’ll make it through!” His strength GMH.
On the radio last night a mother was telling us about her autistic 11-year-old son. He was bored one day and wrote a 22-page proposal on how the US could be debt-free in four years. Incredibly, it looks feasible. He won’t send it to Obama. Why? “I’m going to be the first AUTISTIC president!” He GMH.
I was feeling horrible about myself, so I took a walk (with no makeup). Suddenly, I heard two little girls who had just moved in across the street say: “She’s really pretty.” “You should tell her!” “HI! I JUST WANTED TO SAY THAT YOU’RE BEAUTIFUL!” The simple, free love from KGMH.
At the daycare where I work, a little boy hit the newest, shyest girl as hard as he could. While I was trying to comfort her, another girl grabbed my attention. It was his sister, and she had brought him over to apologize. She’s four, and no adult has ever gotten any sort of apology out of him. GMH
I’m a school photographer and will never forget the picture I took of a little girl with luekemia. This 10-year-old, came up to my camera sat down and whipped her wig off. I stood there in shock for a second. To this she responded “I want to be remembered as me. Not as the girl with the wig.” Her bravery GMH.
In 10th grade, right before the end-of-the-year dance, I split up with my boyfriend and therefore had no date. Shortly before leaving, a friend of my mother’s son showed up at the door in his Sunday best with a “corsage” made of few dandelions taped together attached to an elastic band. At 6 years old, he GMH
My daughter has been telling me for a month that she was going as a person who really inspired her for Halloween but she wouldn’t tell me who it was. Today, she came downstairs with a fake mustache, my jacket, my old glasses, and a “World’s Best Dad” T-shirt. She was going as me. GMH
At my work we have a cardboard stand with pictures of child, cancer patients with slots to put quarters in for them. We also have a gumball machine, right next to it. A little girl walked up to me with a dollar in her hand and asked for 4 quarters. She put them all in the slots for caner. She GMH :)
I was at my aunt’s house yesterday. I was feeling really depressed because my boyfriend had just broken up with me. My 10 year-old cousin asked me what was wrong, so I told him. He then gave me a hug, grabbed my hand, and said “He doesn’t deserve you then!” Jake, you GMH.
My family always says a prayer before we eat dinner. At the end, we always pray for particular things. My brother, who’s nine, added on a prayer for the homeless in the cold weather, and hoped that they would stay warm. He had a major surgery the next day, and said nothing of it. My little brother’s selflessness and compassion GMH.
I was at a 4-H club meeting the other night and one of the younger kids there came up and hugged me. As he did, I felt his heart beating against my chest. I told him what I had felt and he replied “that means I love you.” The love of children GMH
Today I was babysitting really early in the morning. We were laying on the couch watching TV and i yawned. The two year old girl said “Ashie are you tired?” I said “Yes very tired.” Then she said “Then go to sleep, you’re so silly sometimes” Her innocent youthfulness GMH
I’m hard of hearing. My family don’t get along too well, because of lies and other stuff. Recently, I had to babysit my cousins whom I haven’t seen for awhile. The minute I got into the backseat, my little five year old cousin, Haley, said ‘I love you’ in sign language. Haley, YLGMH
I was sitting on the curb, waiting for my dad to come and pick me up and take me to dance. Just then, my 4-year-old neighbor runs up to me and hands me a dandelion, telling me proudly how he grew it himself. “Will you be my girlfriend?” he asks. I can now say that he is the best boyfriend i have ever had. Little man, you GMH.
Today I was in a grade one classroom helping clean up. The kids had been interviewing eachother, and today it was a boy named Jack’s turn to be interviewed. When asked what he wants to be when he grows up, he answered “A dad. ” He GMH :)
I’ve been depressed lately. I stopped wearing makeup, I don’t hang out with friends, and I don’t do things I used to. When I went to the barn today, I started to cry. A two year old I babysit ran up to me, hugged me and said, “It’s okay Nicoley. i love your makeup just the way it is.” His version of beauty GMH
Last night, I came home to see my 11 year old brother on the phone with his best friend whose bird had died. He stayed on the phone with her all night, even after my mom yelled at him to go to bed until she was ok, only to wake up today and call her again to check in on her. His love for his best friend GMH
I was at church and an elderly couple was having a hard time getting the singing book from between the chairs. When I thought they were going to give up, a little kid came up and gave them his. “Thank You, Son.” Their faces lit up. Just one little action can make someones whole day. Kids like him GMH.
Today, while volunteering at a pottery booth, a 10 year old boy asked if he could make a piece. I noticed that he was molding his clay into a heart, so I ask who it was for. He replied with the sweetest smile, ”it’s for my girlfriend, it’ll be for her one year anniversary present.” He is 10. KGMH
I was in Target with one of my friends. I was looking at some Halloween stuff. There was a woman and her son by me. The little boy looked at me and tapped his mother’s arm. He said “She’s gorgeous, right mama?” I’ve never thought of myself as pretty but this little be made me feel gorgeous. He GMH
I have a bracelet that has three little charms on it. My favorite charm broke off. I was really upset about it. Today, my little sister took the charm and thread it through some string. She gave it to me with the sweetest smile, saying I could wear it as a necklace. Her thoughtfulness GMH.
Today I was in the car with the 8 year old boy I babysit. He asked to see my iPod so I gave it to him, assuming he would play a fast-paced song. “Love Story” by Taylor Swift started blasting and he started to sing along. I ask why he chose it and he replied, “I wanna know what it feels like to have a princess. I’ll find her one day.”
My two best friends turned against me, and this has been the worst week of my life. I was serving with pre-schoolers at church, and a little boy put his arm around my shoulder and rubbed my back. I smiled and said, “You’re so cute!” He blushed and said, “So are you.” It made my week. Kids like him GMH!
My 6 yr old son, TJ, has been saving his birthday money to buy something special. He heard the pharmacist tell me my medication wasn’t covered by insurance and would be $160. TJ did not hesitate for a moment before saying “Mommy, you can use my money.” Unselfish love & generosity in a child GMH.
I might be moving to a boarding school 3 hours away next year. I asked my little sister what she would do if I left, and she answered very quickly: “I’d just have to move with you. ” She GMH.
My BFF’s little brother buys his girlfriend gifts, makes lists of things he loves about her, and writes her songs. I always beg him not to change into a stupid teenage boy. He tells me that he never would because he sees how much boys tear girls up. That little boy gives me hope for my future. (:
Today my 5 year old son had a Rememberance Day Ceremony at school When I picked him up from daycare and asked him how it went he said “good but I almost started crying.” I asked him why and he told me “because of all the soldiers that died for us”. My KGMH
I was teaching summer school in a town where crime was heavy. A young boy was drawing a picture of an angel, and I asked who the picture was for. He looked up at me and said “I’m going to sell it so I can get enough money to bail my daddy out of jail. I miss him.” The unconditional love from a child GMH.
My brother’s school gives rewards to students who do good deeds. 2 days ago, my brother earned himself 5 dollars for helping his classmate tie his shoe. My brother has Autism. Steven, your quiet love GMH
About a week ago, I was walking out of the yogurt store with my dad. I opened the door for a family of 5. The parents brushed me off, because I look goth. And yet only the little boy, about 5, turned around and say “Thank you, Ma’am!” With a smile on his face. Children like that GMH (:
Today, my husband and I were fighting because he forgot to send out our bills. Afterwards there was an eerie silence. Our 3 year old came by and said, “Now, make up.” She made us hold hands and sing the whole Barney’s “I love you, you love me” song. We laughed the rest of the day about it. She GMH.
One day, I was feeling really down in the dumps and told my aunt about how I’ve been feeling unloved lately. After we talked, I left the room and my little cousin runs up to me, hugs me tight and says, “I love you very much, Lily.” He GMH for bringing that smile back to my face.
Today I was at my best friends house with his girlfriend and another couple. I was laying on the floor alone while the other couples were cuddling, which made me feel lonely. Out of no where, my best friend’s four year old brother laid down next to me and says “I love you most.” His love GMH.
Today, I was handing my brother his ice cream, and I said “Here you go, pumpkin. ” His response was “Thanks, apple. ” My little brother GMH.
I’ve been upset often the last few months. A man on TV said he would hurt anyone who hurt a girl. I turned and asked my nephew, “bub, would you do that for me if someone made me cry?” He told me “Yeah I’mma get them for you so you’ll smile again, you’re my best friend. I love you” He’s 2! To my Best Friend, I LOVE YOU.
One day I was walking down the beach searching for heart seashells. A little girl came up to me and asked me what I was looking for. I replied saying heart seashells because they remind me of my mother who passed away. I eventually kept walking. When I was miles down the beach she came running up to me and handed me a heart shell. I cried. She GMH
Last year I broke my foot and my dad had to carry me into the doctor’s office. When I sat down a little girl came up to me and said “can you walk?” I said yes I could, I had just broken my foot.” She leaned down and kissed my foot and said “there, all better!” Innocent KGMH