On a positive note.

[ 1 ] January 3, 2013 |

Fill a jar with hope and goodness all year long. I have seen this idea floating around cyberspace for awhile–not sure of its origin. I love the simplicity of this activity and the positive vibes it sends out.

positive jar


  • container (one for each person or share one for the whole family)
  • paper
  • writing utensil


  • Re-purpose an empty glass jar or container.
  • Add a note every time something good happens.
  • On New Year’s Eve, empty the jar and read and share notes with family.

Category: community, family matters, free / cheap, kids, preschool, teens (13 +), tweens

Anisa Raoof

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Anisa Raoof is the publisher of Kidoinfo.com. She combines being a mom with her experience as an artist, designer, psych researcher and former co-director of the Providence Craft Show to create the go-to spot for families in Rhode Island and beyond. She loves using social media to connect parents with family-related businesses and services and promoting ways for parents to engage offline with their kids. Anisa believes in the power of working together and loves to find ways to collaborate with others. An online enthusiast, still likes to unplug often by reading books and magazines, drawing, learning to knit, making pop-up books with her two sons and listening to records with her husband.

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  1. We decided to do this and have started our jar this New Years Eve. I think is a nice addition to our family’s holiday traditions!

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