Welcome to Sunny Sunday! I’m so happy to be able to share another edition of Sunny Sunday with all of you. Happy news is the best way to start the week! I hope you enjoy these Sunny Sunday stories and the next issue will be on April 24th.

JoJo The Dog Comforts Kids At Dentist, Makes Appointments Less Ruff 4/6/2016

I don’t like going to the dentist, but I sure would enjoy it a lot more if I had a dog there to comfort me. What a fantastic idea! Wonder how we can make it catch on at all dentists?

JoJo Dog Comforts Kids

From the Facebook page of Pediatric Dentistry of Northbrook

Kids Pose With Photos of Themselves as Preemies to Give Parents Hope April 7, 2016

The first time I read this article about these amazing kids who were born as preemies I was so touched, and I am this time reading it all over again.

After Losing All Her Books In A Fire, Little Girl Receives A Library Of Treasures From Authors Nationwide 4/6/2016

I have always enjoyed reading so this story is fantastic. I love that people came together to send this little girl a bunch (and I mean a BUNCH) of books after a fire!


From the Twitter page of @colbysharp

Family Honors Bus Driver Who Looked Out For Son With Down Syndrome For 10 Years 4/5/2016

Everyone deserves to have someone watch out for them in a world plagued by negativity!

Love Note on Drywall Returned 51 Years Later to 92-Year-Old Man April 7, 2016

I find stories like these to be so fascinating. I would love to find a treasure one day and be able to return it to the original owner and hear their story.

School Kids Combat Loneliness By Taking A Seat On ‘Buddy Bench’ 4/4/16

I think the “Buddy Bench” is such an amazing idea. Imagine having a bad day and being able to sit there and have someone come over to make you feel better.

Starbucks To Begin Donating All Unsold Food To The Needy March 29, 2016

I know there are so many laws surrounding the donation of food, but I wish more places would find a way to donate their unsold food to help those in need. It would have a remarkable impact on so many people.

How This 11-Year-Old Turned Something Scary Into Something Sweet March 28, 2016

This pretty much says it all! (but…be sure to read the entire article) “She’s a social entrepreneur, public speaker, philanthropist and a savvy 6th-grader from Austin, Texas whose signature venture, “Me & The Bees” lemonade — developed from her great-grandmother’s 1940 recipe — is now a thriving national business.”

Former homeless man donates $10,000 to Dwight High School March 5, 2016

We all know the quote “from rags to riches” and we’ve heard about people not forgetting those who helped them. This story brings together these two things in the most perfect way.

Burglary Prompts Strangers to Donate Prom Dresses to Shop Owner April 6, 2016

As much as people don’t like what social media does to people with regard to paying more attention to their phones, tablets and computers instead of their family and friends – it has done so much go in other ways and this story is proof.

Let me know what you think of these happy stories, and feel free to share a link to some you’ve found inspiring!