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How to Raise Grateful Kids – Make a Family Gratitude Jar

How to make a simple DIY gratitude jar craft for kids and families - This simple practice will change your life. Includes instructions, name ideas, and tips for making and using the jar. Could be used in the classroom or at home. Children love it!

The Christmas hangover is hard for kids – and for adults. After weeks and weeks of thinking and talking about all the bounty that Santa will provide, kids spend an hour (maybe less) opening the gifts, and then – nothing. If your kids are like mine, they will play with their new gifts for a while, but then, what is left to look forward to? Their birthdays? The next major gift-giving holiday? Next Christmas?  Grace is not so bad anymore, but Allie (who turned 7 December 28) is all about the gifts. Immediately after opening her Christmas gifts, she started … Read more

20 Bible Verses on Gratitude & Being Thankful

Bible Verses on gratitude & being thankful - These 20 scriptures will encourage you to be grateful in every circumstance. The words of the Lord Jesus Christ and others will inspire you to walk in life, truth, and faith with a grateful heart.

I think my word of the year for 2018 will be contentment. I struggle with contentment and gratitude, and that leads me to constantly overspending. I just really need that one thing. And then that other one thing. And then that one more one thing. It never ends. My kids have the same problem. I have a post coming up next week on raising grateful kids because I think it’s so important to focus on gratitude at this greedy time of year. Christmas is over, and we can now stop thinking about all the things we hope to get and … Read more