Five Ways to Raise a Grateful Child

November 22, 2017

Gratitude is more than behavior—it is also an internal experience, one that we can help children cultivate. Would you like to raise a thankful child? If so, you’re not alone. Parents’ desires to raise children who are happy, healthy, and, yes, grateful are documented in countless website postings, TED talks, and parenting guides. Indeed, family specialists predating the modern-day parenting movement acknowledge gratitude as among the traits of a healthy family. Five Ways to Raise a Grateful Child