kids happy

  • helpful librarians
  • conversations around the kitchen table
  • opening a new box of crayons
  • the sound of a baseball game a block away and an ice-cream truck just around the corner
  • Barney?
  • patient parents
  • catching a baseball
  • cartoons and kid cereal
  • the diary in your mind
  • the fruits of awareness
  • the yellow of a rain slicker
  • being seated in a cozy booth
  • bed socks
  • icons of popular culture

Things for kids to be happy about is a random list of smiley thoughts. It says to young people: enjoy the moment and look positively toward the future.