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Growing Gratitude

There’s nothing that triggers me worse than one of my kids acting entitled and ungrateful. Some of my least favorite phrases: “Why do we have to eat (whatever’s for dinner)?” “Why can’t I have the latest (iPhone, shoes)? Everyone else has them!” “Our Wifi is so slow.” Ugh and double ugh. Lack of gratitude definitely flips my…


A Grateful Family is a Happy Family: 5 Gratitude Practices

Creating a grateful family culture is a challenge in our entitled, indulgent age. Yet research has confirmed what we intuitively know – Practicing gratitude and being grateful are keys to a happier life.  It’s well worth our consistent and continued effort as parents to model and teach our kids to practice gratitude. Although I’ve researched…