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Thankful Garland Craft

Thankful Garland Craft

The Thanksgiving season is a wonderful opportunity to teach our children what it means to be thankful and to cultivate gratefulness in their hearts. I’m excited to share this Thankful Garland craft that you can make with your children no matter their ages. At the end of the post is my template so your family… Continue Reading

Expressing Thanks with Gratitude Cards

Expressing Thanks with Gratitude Cards

Looking for a quick and easy lesson on expressing thanks for your child? Try making your own gratitude cards and encourage them to show thanks to those around them! Raising kids that are grateful doesn’t happen by accident. As much as we want to believe our little ones are naturally thoughtful, considerate, and giving… the… Continue Reading

Teach Gratitude through Experiential Learning

Teach Gratitude through Experiential Learning

When I was a young mom of two sons, I had the privilege to hear an older wise couple speak, who had homeschooled their four sons all the way through, and did a great job of it.  The key point I took away from their talk was they taught their boys how to serve which helps… Continue Reading

Thankfulness Jar Ideas & More

Thankfulness Jar Ideas & More

The season of focusing on gratitude and being thankful is upon us! Looking for unique ways to teach this character trait to your children? Keep reading for ideas and a free thankful jar ideas printable. What does it means to be thankful? Of course the answer to this question is a no-brainer. Yet, there is… Continue Reading

How to Show Family Appreciations

How to Show Family Appreciations

Belonging is a deep longing and basic human need that we all feel. Having a strong bond of unity as a family is a highly valued. Showing appreciation for the members of your family changes the atmosphere in the home. Rather than feeling stuck with each other and tolerating one another, there is a sense… Continue Reading

Using Gratitude Journaling to Teach Kids About Thankfulness

Using Gratitude Journaling to Teach Kids About Thankfulness

Last year, I got a gratitude journal for Christmas. It’s a simple book, and I have been filling it out every night before going to bed. Amazingly, this little book on my bedside table has changed my life. I’ve found that I have become more grateful and more positive all day long as I am… Continue Reading

Kid-Friendly Thankful Pumpkins

Kid-Friendly Thankful Pumpkins

Every Autumn, families everywhere put gratitude and thankfulness at the forefront of their minds. After all, it seems only natural that lessons on gratitude should precede a holiday season filled with gift-giving, and this is especially the case for families enjoying Thanksgiving with kids. This year, in an effort to enforce a daily spirit of… Continue Reading

30 Day Gratitude Challenge

30 Day Gratitude Challenge

It’s that time of year again … time for our 21 Days of Thanksgiving Series. This is my 7th year to offer the series to you. I’m super-excited about the terrific bloggers that are helping us support the Thanksgiving Series and our brand, new 30 Day Gratitude Challenge and offering their expertise on gratitude right… Continue Reading

How to Encourage Gratitude for Kids

How to Encourage Gratitude for Kids

How can we encourage gratitude for kids? Let’s jump right in . . . Pray to Encourage Gratitude for Kids Praying seems so simple, but doesn’t always happen. We say our relationship with God is most important, but the urgent activities take over and we push prayer aside.  If that is a picture of your… Continue Reading

Gratitude Activities – Prepare for Advent

Gratitude Activities – Prepare for Advent

As we enter the Advent season, we should remember the Thanksgiving holiday sets up Advent & Christmas. One way we can refocus our family’s Christmas season is to use gratitude activities as we look at the past. Our family’s past and history’s past. When we see how God has blessed us and others, we can… Continue Reading