Teaching Our Children Gratitude – Dudes To Dads Podcast Episode 80


Teaching Our Children Gratitude – Dudes To Dads Podcast Episode 80
1. Teach them to say Thank You – We do this when they are very little

2. Have them write a thank you note – birthdays, holidays

3. Read books or poems about gratitude – Go to Amazon and type in gratitude books for kids

4. Share stories about their past

5. Share stories about their family history

6. At a meal, everyone shares something they are thankful for. We do this at Thanksgiving, but I can see it needs to be done more often.

7. Write or say what they are thankful about someone within their own family

8. Notice little things, like in nature

9. Have them make something for someone else – draw a picture, build something

10. Have them do something nice for a neighbor – rake leaves, wash their car, take out their trash

11. Give them experiences versus stuff

12. Help them figure out what matters to them – finding a purpose

13. Volunteer in the community – giving back

14. Lead by example
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