by Team Henné <3 / 12.20.22

The Happiness Report (12.20.22)

3-year-old perfectly articulates what makes friendship so beautiful

Preschoolers make the best philosophers, especially when they surprise us by simplifying something in a truly profound way.

Take, for example, little Emi, who managed to sum up the meaning of friendship perfectly at just 3 years old.

Katy-Robin Garton was riding Emi home on her bike during her first week of preschool when they started talking about Emi's day.

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Source: Upworthy

Principal dresses like 'Elf on the Shelf' for her students

One school principal is taking the Christmas spirit to the next level.

Beth Hoeing, the principal of Southwestern Elementary School in central Indiana, is the star of a viral TikTok video where she's dressed as the "Elf on the Shelf" in different locations around the building.

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Source: TODAY

Off-Duty EMT Rescuer Spends Day Keeping Skier Alive After Avalanche

An EMT continued his heroic work into his day off, when during a ski trip he located a man buried by an avalanche, dug him out, and spent 8 hours by his side on the mountain waiting for search and rescue.

Wild amounts of Utah snowing last week left the slopes in Neffs Canyon ripe for an avalanche. Experienced backcountry skier Travis Haussener took it “one tiny step too far” by passing through a loose snow pack and triggering one.

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Source: Good News Network

Dog Protects Two Little Girls For Hours After Getting Lost In The Woods

When Abigail and Cecilia Bourg went missing in the woods behind their home, their parents were frantic.

But their family dog, Artemis, was with the young girls, protecting them until they were found.

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Source: Sunny Skyz

Dad Teaches Daughter How To Handle Anger With Powerful Advice We Should All Hear

Dads rule! But today, one dad in particular has our vote for Father of the Year thanks to a heartwarming video that shows him giving his daughter some much-needed advice.

In the video, Randy Gaines is crouching down to speak to one of his daughters, who is sitting on a table, at eye level.

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Source: Inspire More

Taco shop flooded with orders after daughter's Christmas wish to get her mother customers goes viral

Santa came a few weeks early for a daughter who shared her Christmas wish for her mother on social media.

On Dec. 8, TikTok account @tacoboutjoys shared a short video shot inside of their restaurant Taco-Bout-Joy's located in Glenview, Illinois, owned by sisters Joy Milan and Kack Keomanivong.

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Source: TODAY

Mom shares son’s joyful rendition of Mariah Carey's 'All I Want For Christmas Is You'

When Jennifer White-Johnson and her husband Kevin Johnson Jr. went to see their son Knox perform at his school's winter concert recently, they didn't know what to expect.

They knew Knox was scheduled to perform a solo so they had their cameras ready to go.

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Source: GMA