Tag: gratitude

10 Thoughtful Ways to Thank Your Child’s Teacher

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The school year is in full swing and the holidays are just around the corner. Now is the time we, as parents and caregivers,...

How a Gratitude Practice Changed My Outlook from Overwhelm to Enjoyment

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My separation and divorce were not a surprise. My ex-husband and I took our time with the process and worked it from every angle...

A-Z Parenting Gratitude List: What I Am Thankful For

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As we move farther into the month of Thanksgiving and begin the holiday season, we’re surrounded by people asking what we’re thankful for. I decided...

Everyday Gratitude: The Rose-Colored Lens You Need to Improve Your Life

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About eight months ago, I started an everyday gratitude practice and I am here to insist that you do a taste-test (as they call...

My Grateful Children Gave Me a Parenting Win Around the Holidays

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I don't know about you, but the holidays were crazy at my house. There was a constant flow of family members in and out....

How to Teach Your Kids to Write Thank You Notes, Part...

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In my last post, I tried to persuade you that you should teach your kids to write thank you notes. Here, I want to...

Gratitude: the Little Things I’m Thankful For Every Day

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There are so many things to be thankful for. Accordingly, we are constantly being told that we should be thankful for everything we have all...

To My Kids: If You’re Happy And You Know It, Be...

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I stand in the kitchen washing breakfast dishes, listening to the sounds of a household getting organized. My husband packs helmets and goggles into ski bags....

Thanks, Mom!

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As the school year begins, I find myself incredibly busy. My son just started kindergarten this year and my daughter began preschool. There is a...

2, 4, 6, 8, WHO DO WE APPRECIATE?

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Two, four, six, eight, who do we appreciate? I’ll have to look at my calendar to answer that. On the tails of Mother’s Day,...

Chain of Gratitude: A Thanksgiving Craft for the Not-So-Crafty

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Gratitude is a prevalent and important theme as we begin the month of November. But how do we involve our kids in this mindful...

Why Give Thanks?

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It's that month again-that getting serious about socks month where there is really no turning back to bare toes and questions of scarves.  The...