Tuesday, April 22, 2014

outfit of the day(bird): altruism





 jeans ~ Ross
necklace ~ H&M
ring ~ Burlington
booties, sweater, jacket ~ thrifted

I got the best email yesterday. Henry and Eva's school has an annual food drive where the classes compete to see who can collect the most food. Eva's class won this year, and as a result, earned a pizza party for their class. It turns out that a few of the kids were bragging about winning, so the teacher had a discussion with the whole class about being a good sport. This discussion turned into the kids coming up with the idea (on their own) of donating the money meant for their pizza party to the PTA in order to buy more food for the food drive.
How amazing is that?
They are first graders, and they came up with this idea all on their own. It brought me to tears to read the email from Eva's teacher. I couldn't be prouder of them all for being so kind!
xo,
megan bird

26 comments:

  1. Wow, that is so incredibly nice of the kids to put others before themselves! Especially at such a young age!

    I'm loving your white denim jacket...very fresh for spring :)

    -Sharon
    The Tiny Heart
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  2. That's so awesome they decide to do that.

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  3. Wow, what a great story today!! How sweet are they?!

    Adorable outfit again today!

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  4. Seriously, what amazing kids!! That's awesome. Thanks for the day brightener!!

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  5. Oh my gosh that is SO sweet!

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  6. What sweet kids!!! Oh I hope that they remember this, not a lot of adults are like that, let alone kids! Also, sparkles, and leopard shoes?! You have my dream closet!!

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  7. Such a great story! I hope that they never lose that when they grow up and become cynical.

    Hot leopard booties BTW!

    bisous
    Suzanne

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  8. That's adorable! Good job kids!
    -Ash
    www.stylizedwannabe.blogpsot.com

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  9. That is so sweet!

    And on a shallower note, I will be copying this look head to toe in the near future. . .

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  10. What a wonderful lesson for them to learn, and isn't it wonderful that they put it to use in such a prompt and loving way!
    Your outfit is smashing; makes me wish I could do short jackets...I wonder if layering it with a shawl or poncho would work. What do you think?

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  11. That makes me so happy to hear of the kindness that children are capable of x

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  12. Aw how sweet! Sounds like a bunch of good kids. And I love your sweater! Oooooh sparkly!

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  13. Love your leopard booties, and hello gorgeous sparkly sweater!

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  14. He sweet, I loving hear stories like this :)

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  15. Awww, that's so sweet! Kids are so naturally awesome and helpful, sometimes it bums me out to see them become jaded over time... (or maybe I just spend too much time with high schoolers at work). Love your shoes!

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  16. Such sweet little kids, and what a great teacher to turn this into a feel-good learning opportunity.

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  17. First graders came up with it alone? Very very nice! :-) Love the boots!

    Mo

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  18. What a great group of kids--very touching! I adore that sparkly top, Megan! T. http://tickledpinkwoman.blogspot.com

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  19. Aw that's too sweet of them!! And love this look of yours...I'm always so impressed with your thrifted finds!

    Jess

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  20. that is so sweet! what a great lesson!! love the sparkly top!

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  21. The sweater looks so good with those booties.

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  22. Megan ,
    You should indeed be proud, that was a very sensitive thing to do and shows such a generosity of spirit.
    I love your outfit, I love the combination of short and long and simple cotton with the glittery sweater.
    I am also loving those animal print boots. Love this luck! Kisses, Elle
    http://mydailycostume.com

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  23. Adorable ensemble, Megan! Sure am pleased about the ever thoughtfulness of your kids. hmmmm? I wonder where they learned that trait? {from --- you} ♥, Renae

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  24. Of course your baby's so sweet! Great email to receive! And you look adorable! -Tammy

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  25. such a sweet story - maybe reward your sweet kids with some pizza?? ;)

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  26. that is amazing! love that they are so young but they were able to come up with that on their own.

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