7 Tips for Teaching Children Gratitude

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Make it a Daily Ritual

Don't make the mistake of limiting gratitude to a once-per-year experience for your child. Making thankfulness a part of your regular routine gets your child thinking about the things she loves most about her life. It doesn't have to take much time: Simply writing or drawing in a gratitude journal and thinking up three things to be grateful for around the dinner table can make being thankful a habit, rather than a holiday tradition.