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Teaching Gratitude

The Most Important Thing Moms Can Do This Mother's Day

Deborah Drezon Carroll | Posted 05.07.2016 | Fifty
Deborah Drezon Carroll

For Mother's Day and Father's Day, how about a gift of gratitude? As a parent, I think teaching gratitude may be the best gift you can give your child. Here are my thoughts on teaching children to be grateful, even after they've left your home.

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.

Teaching Kids Gratefulness in an Ungrateful Society

Valerie DeLoach | Posted 01.25.2014 | Parents
Valerie DeLoach

As we approach Black Friday and that seemingly insignificant day that just happens to fall before it, I find myself sickened at the greedy consumerism that has taken over our society. It pains me that our children are growing up with this as their "norm."

Giving Thanks All Year Round

Claire McCarthy, M.D. | Posted 01.20.2013 | Parents
Claire McCarthy, M.D.

Gratitude is important. Gratitude makes us happy. If we don't stop and count our blessings, we're always going to feel like we are one possession or promotion or pound or whatever away from happiness instead of realizing that, hey, there's some good stuff going on right now.

Giving Thanks: 7 Ways To Teach Kids

Jeana Lee Tahnk | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jeana Lee Tahnk

Study after study has shown that people who practice grateful thinking are healthier, happier and more content with their lives than those who don't.