Celebrity Parents Watch JoAnna Garcia Swisher and Her Daughters Make 'Smile Signs' for Community amid Coronavirus "It's been really hard to not be able to see all of our family," JoAnna Garcia Swisher says. "We're just trying the best that we can to make it easier" By Tomás Mier Published on April 15, 2020 11:00 AM Share Tweet Pin Email JoAnna Garcia Swisher and the whole family are getting creative to bring joy to those around them! The Happy Place founder and Reba actress shared an exclusive video with PEOPLE of her husband Nick Swisher and daughters Sailor Stevie, 3½, and Emerson Jay, 7 next month, adorably creating “smile signs” for their community amid the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. “We have been busy working on a ton of Happy Place projects over here at our house during this quarantine,” the 40-year-old says, referring to her digital blog. “Right now we’re talking about a lot of things to keep ourselves busy and sane and keep the kids entertained.” “When PEOPLE asked me what we were up to, I thought that we should share the project that we’re doing today,” adds Garcia Swisher, who will next star in Netflix’s Sweet Magnolias, coming May 19. Never miss a story — sign up for PEOPLE’s free daily newsletter to stay up-to-date on the best of what PEOPLE has to offer, from juicy celebrity news to compelling human interest stories. Jim Spellman/WireImage See How JoAnna Garcia Swisher “Brought to Life” Her Backyard (Using Only Items from HomeGoods!) Using stickers, stencils and markers, the family of four (led by Sailor and Emerson) put together two large signs to brighten a neighbor’s day. One read, “Don’t Worry, Be Happy,” while another said, “Smile, U Got This.” “We woke up the other morning and we had a sign in our front yard that said ‘Smile, you are loved,’ ” recalls Garcia Swisher. “And then it requested that the next night when it got dark that you pass it on to another neighbor. And I was totally blown away. It really made the girls’ day. They were so excited about it.” Now, they are paying the love forward as they hope to bring joy to another one of their neighbors. “It’s really just about making memories and making people feel special,” she says. “And the intention!” adds husband Swisher, 39. JoAnna Garcia Swisher (R) and Nick Swisher with daughters Sailor and Emerson. JoAnna Garcia Swisher/Instagram Mom of Two JoAnna Garcia Swisher Says She and Husband Have Sex “Every Time I Go in the Shower” Garcia Swisher then explained that one of the family’s “smile signs” would be heading to her grandmother’s assisted-living facility. “It’s been really hard to not be able to see all of our family at this time,” she tells PEOPLE. “And so we’re just trying the best that we can to make it easier.” As information about the coronavirus pandemic rapidly changes, PEOPLE is committed to providing the most recent data in our coverage. Some of the information in this story may have changed after publication. For the latest on COVID-19, readers are encouraged to use online resources from CDC, WHO, and local public health departments. To help provide doctors and nurses on the front lines with life-saving medical resources, donate to Direct Relief here.