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Jill Stone

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Kid President

Lately it seems far too easy for folks to get stressed out and overwhelmed. You have many pressing responsibilities at work and at home. For those of you with children, school is beginning again and your calendars are becoming increasingly packed. Reading or watching the news is certain to leave you discouraged and worried. Just last week, my blog touched on a serious subject about something that I never dreamed I would write about: Ebola.

We sure could use some inspiration and encouragement, right? Today, I have decided to share one of my favorite stories with you. It’s about a boy named Robby Novak, who has been diagnosed with steogenesis imperfecta, a disease that makes his bones brittle. Robby has had more than 70 broken bones and 13 surgeries, and has steel rods in both legs. Nevertheless, Robby’s energy, infectious laugh, and positive attitude received much attention when a family member posted a video of him online. The video went viral, and Robby became known as Kid President.

Let’s take a few moments to enjoy some of Kid President’s most inspiring talks:

  • I have to agree with Robby when he says, “What if there really are two paths? I want to be on the one that leads to awesome!” This Pep Talk will get you ready for that road.
  • Wouldn’t the world be a better place with more “thank yous,” “I’m sorrys,” and corndogs? Find out that everything is going to be okay with 20 Things We Should Say More Often.
  • Kid President doesn’t think it’s impossible to change the world. His sweet solution? Find it here.
  • Sometimes, it’s hard to be a person. Kid President’s letter to a person on their first day here helps us out.  He also has a great message for the moms out there, unless you don’t want to hear the bad news about your meatloaf.
  • In true back-to-school style, Robby delivers an important message to teachers and students about kindness, history, and the lesson that each of us teaches to the world.

I hope these messages of inspiration and cuteness brighten your day! Now it’s time for you to get back to being (as Kid President says) awesome!

Thank you to for the image. 

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