Saturday, December 12, 2009

Postive Parenting Inspire an Attitude of Gratitude!

I used this Fishful Thinking Inspire an Attitude of Gratitude activity today.

I used this today with my children.

I asked my 5 year old, "How did you help someone today?" He said he helped grab his little brother so he didn't get hurt when he was climbing something he wasn't suppose to. I asked my 4 year old the same question. He couldn't think of anything so my 5 year old helped him. They came up with my 4 year old getting out of the 17 months old way so he could get up.

I then told both of them I was happy they had been so helpful and it made me feel very good inside to see them helping others so much. The both were beaming with a smile. It is amazing how much a little prasie will go. I told them I was Thankful they were by boys and I wouldn't have it any other way.

Give it a try today and let me know how it went!

As parents, we lead by example.

Leading by example is a great way to help make expressing gratitude a part of your family's daily life. Whenever you find yourself feeling grateful—share it!

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