iOS app Android app

Raising Grateful Kids

Finally, a Cool Formula for Teaching Kids How to Be More Grateful, From a Gratitude Researcher (and Dad)

Paula Spencer Scott | Posted 11.18.2015 | Parents
Paula Spencer Scott

Kids don't come by an attitude of gratitude naturally. Just like sharing or turn-taking, it's a social skill they need to learn, says psychologist Jeffrey Froh, an associate professor at Hofstra University who's a leading gratitude researcher.

Teaching Gratitude to Kids That Have Plenty

Bret Spears | Posted 11.17.2015 | Parents
Bret Spears

I don't want to teach my kids gratefulness just so they can be good. I want to teach them to be grateful so that no matter how much they have (or don't have), they will never be truly poor.

5 Signs Kids Are Struggling With Entitlement

Kristen Welch | Posted 04.09.2014 | Parents
Kristen Welch

Parenting is hard. Doing it in our culture is even harder. But it is possible to raise grateful, hard-working kids who put others first.

11 Ways To Teach Your Kids True Gratitude

Andrea Reiser | Posted 04.07.2014 | Parents
Andrea Reiser

Teaching our kids to say "thank you" is important, but truly instilling a sense of gratitude in them is another matter entirely. Gratitude goes beyond good manners -- it's a mindset and a lifestyle.

5 Easy Ways To Help Your Kids Be Happy

Susan Stiffelman | Posted 10.29.2012 | Parents
Susan Stiffelman

If you weave gratitude and appreciation into your family's day-to-day life, happiness will occur naturally.