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What Your Kids Are Thankful For

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Ask any parent for their gratitude list this time of year, and almost always their children will be at the top.

But it is always interesting to know what the kids are thankful for. After all, it is our job to teach them to be grateful -- to find awe and beauty in their world and to appreciate what they have. Some days those lessons come more easily than others.

In light of that, we at Huffpost Post Parents in conjunction with the TV network Sprout asked you to submit some of the things that YOUR children are thankful for this Thanksgiving. Some responses warmed our hearts while others made us laugh out loud -- but all of them put a smile on our face. And we're sure that's something everyone is thankful for.

Enjoy the answers below, and have a very happy Thanksgiving!

If you still want to share a thankful message from your child, email them to us at parents (at) huffingtonpost (dot) com, and we'll try to add them throughout the day.

  • Martial arts and my family. – Harper, Age 5
  • A roof over my head, food in my belly, and a family full of love. – Jane, Age 8
  • Amy Flory
  • Pancakes! – Rhett, Age 2
  • Charlotte, Age 3
  • My hos (house), food, and me (as in himself)." – Sarah's son, First Grade
  • Kara McNulty
  • My family, my room, and the color blue. – Lea's son, Age 4
  • Binky. – Erin's Daughter, Age 9 Months
  • Dr. Juli Fraga
    Also -- "I’m thankful that the parking police didn’t put a ticket on our car this week!”
  • Reece, Age 3
  • I’m thankful for friends to give hugs to and share toys with! – Sofia, Age 5
  • Trinity, Age 5
  • I’m thankful for my new baby brother, Cayden. – Allison, Age 3
  • MomWifeFashionista
  • Lipstick and a dress and my brown shirt and Mommy and Bubby. – Cadence, Age 4
  • I am thankful when bees don't sting me, but when they do, mud feels me better. – Elijah, Age 3
  • Kara McNulty
  • Rainbows. – Jackson, Age 5
  • mspatriot36
    (I'm thankful for my family because they love me)
  • The amisfer (atmosphere) because it protects us.' – Jack
  • Daddy, my brothers, my dog Bella. (Mom guesses she is silently loved.) – Beth's daughter, Age 6
  • Allison Tate
    So... cookies.
  • I am thankful for my blanky. It’s soft, warm and helps me feel good. I love to give my blanky hugs! – Paisley, Age 2
  • My pillow and jumping. – Camden, Age 2
  • Mommy, I want to tell you a secret. (Whispered.) I'm thankful for my family. I'm thankful for juice and Chinese food too. – Logan, Age 4
  • Sofia the First – Eilee F., Age 3, while dancing and twirling in her Sofia dress!