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Teaching Kids Gratitude

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 Ways To Teach Kids Gratitude This Thanksgiving

Pam Allyn | Posted 01.27.2014 | Parents
Pam Allyn

Thanksgiving gives us a chance to renew our commitment to living full lives of gratitude, and to help our children do the same.

10 Ways To Teach Kids Gratitude This Thanksgiving

Jenny Witte | Posted 01.26.2014 | Parents
Jenny Witte

Toddlers and young kids are self-centered by nature, and thankfulness needs to obviously extend beyond just basic good manners. The default mode will always be "satisfy me," and putting others first and being grateful is not natural. It has to be taught.

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."

Gratitude = Happiness

Christine Carter, PhD | Posted 01.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Christine Carter, PhD

If we want to be happy, and to raise happy kids, we need to practice gratitude -- deliberately, and consistently, or we may end up feeling more entitled than appreciative.