My 8 year old son came home from school the other day and he asked me ‘Dad, how full is your bucket?”. I stepped back and asked him ” What do you mean?”. He replied back “everyone has an invisible bucket, Dad”. “Like when you picked me up at the Bus stop and you smiled at me …..you filled my bucket.”
It seems his 2nd grade class read the book “Have you filled a Bucket today? “A Guide to Daily Happiness for Kids” by Carol McCloud.
The whole school was involved and it actually had a sign in the front of the building that said “Have you filled a Bucket today?”. What a great concept to teach our kids.
I wanted to know more, so I looked it up online. I found out not only are their children books about filling peoples buckets but a more advanced book for adults how they can apply this to their everyday life at home and at work for positive results. Read the rest of this entry »