kids happy

  • the long neck of a giraffe
  • pre-holiday haircuts
  • when everything fits in the backpack
  • flashlights that work
  • my Internet address book
  • hanging your legs over the edge of a boat
  • Good Dog dishes
  • petting an animal
  • clapping for Tinkerbell
  • sending an unsigned card or Valentine to the person you have a crush on
  • admitting I have been difficult
  • soccer fields
  • interesting student teachers
  • your own clothes closet

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.