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10 Parenting Tips for Inspiring an Attitude of Gratitude

Studies have shown that people who are grateful are considerably happier, 25% or more, than those that are not grateful. This fact alone inspires me to teach an attitude of gratitude to my children. The concept of gratitude can be abstract for many children and teens. The challenge for parents is making gratitude a concrete, everyday experience. Read More

No expectations of entitlement

If the child is raised with the idea that no one owes
him anything, he will greatful for what he has.

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Kate Roberts, Ph.D., is a consulting school psychologist and former professor of psychiatry at Brown University.

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