14 Inspiring Children Who Command Respect
Children from all over the world prove every day that they can do very kind and sincere things even at a very young age. One of them saved his mother, another one saved his coach, and one gave the money he won to a girl who was seriously ill. Their parents can definitely be proud of how they raised their children!
Kind, smart, and helpful — Bright Side has collected 14 inspiring stories about children with very generous hearts.
1. A teenager who saved his coach
A 13-year-old boy saved his baseball coach who had a massive heart attack. Nathan Boyer reacted immediately — he didn’t just call the ambulance but also performed CPR.
2. A boy covers a cat he found in the street to let it know that it is home.
It’s been almost a year since we took in the neighborhood stray and my son still insists on tucking him in when he naps “so he knows that he lives at our house and will come back.”
3. A boy donated his winnings to a neighbor who had leukemia.
An 8-year-old boy donated his winnings to his neighbor who was seriously ill. Wyatt Erber won $1,000 in a popular American game, Scavenger Hunt. But instead of spending the money on toys and entertainment, he gave the money to the parents of a 2-year-old girl who had leukemia. He just called her mother and asked: “Which course of chemotherapy costs no more than $1,000?”
4. A daughter makes sandwiches for her father every day just because.
“My 13-year-old daughter makes me sandwiches to take to work. I didn’t even ask. She offered. That is all.”
5. This girl has read 1,000 books:
“My daughter earned a medal for reading 1,000 books before kindergarten. So proud of her. Sadly, and awesomely, she’s been through more books in her life than I have.”
6. Kindness is transferred through generations.
“Years ago, my best friend gave me his childhood toys for my then 8-year-old son to play with after he gave up hope of having kids. Now my boy is 17 and we’re going to clean these up and give them back...so HIS son can play with his dad’s toys.”
7. This guy pursued his goal not caring about being laughed at.
“After being around a lot of spoiled rich kids, my brother is excited about graduating high school.” The guy took this quote from SpongeBob SquarePants.
8. A girl made a lunch for policemen to show her gratitude for their work.
An 11-year-old girl decided to use the money she got for her birthday in an unusual way. She spent it on cooking lunches for the policemen at the local station. The family decided to support the policemen after they heard the news about the shootout in Dallas where 5 officers were killed.
9. A 4-year-old boy saved his mother
London boy Roman Sharma saved his mother when the woman lost consciousness. The boy knew what to do — he took her cell phone and used Siri to call the police. The boy explained to the dispatcher that his mother’s eyes were closed and she wasn’t breathing. Help arrived soon and the woman was transported to the hospital. We don’t know the reason why she fainted. Anyway, it ended well: she was saved and she returned to her sons soon.
10. A girl saved a sloth and it became her friend.
This young girl found this abandoned young sloth starving and stuck in a tree among thorns. She managed to get him down by making a pathway out of branches. Now, he is her pet.
11. A 3-year-old girl decided to donate her hair for wigs for people who have cancer.
“My 3-year-old old daughter saw a little girl without hair and asked why she was bald. I explained that she was sick and the medicine made her hair fall out. ’Oh.’ She said. ’She can have some of my hair.’”
12. A girl made herself a costume of her father’s favorite character.
“My heart swelled with pride when my baby girl told me what she wanted to do for her costume. She even lettered the Aperture Science logo on the shirt with a Sharpie! The gun was the most fun part of the project. She made it herself (with a little help from Dad, of course!)”
13. A girl made her father’s (who passed away) dream come true and she gave food to 50 homeless people.
Gracie didn’t know how to survive her first Christmas without her father who died a little while earlier. She decided to make her father’s dream come try and she fed 50 homeless people. She helped her family cook turkey and they set up a table for those who have no food.
14. A girl made postcards to support the families who were victims of the tragedy in Orlando.
This little girl was passing out handmade cards to the families of the Orlando victims. A news reporter saw this little girl and asked her what she was doing. She replied, “I made some cards so they can feel much much better... I’m going to give them to the families who had someone die.”
We are sure that your kids make you proud too! Tell us some of the stories that inspire you in the comment section below!