Raising Grateful Children

‘Thank you’ is considered a hallmark of grateful children.  Many parents consistently prompt their children to use this phrase upon receiving a gift, a compliment, or favor. While saying ‘thank you’ is an important aspect of gratitude, gratitude is a complex experience that extends beyond using simple phrases. We also know that gratitude is associated […]

A Grateful Heart

With so many ways to go after a dream, it’s easy to focus on the traits that can be seen. Hard work, dedication, and building physical strength can be watched and tracked. However, more subtle traits sustain the part of us that can grind. Traits like gratitude are the internal force that allow greater external […]