Explain What Real Gratitude Is to Your Kids and Teens to Help Them Understand What It Means to Be Grateful

encouraging kids to be grateful by understanding gratefulness

Teaching kids to be grateful may at first seem like a ‘Leave it to Beaver‘ daydream of the 50’s and 60’s. But an article in the Wall Street Journal has pointed out what successful parents have always understood about gratitude, even when that understanding wasn’t always conscience. Acts of gratitude are as beneficial to the … Read more

Useful Rules for Successful Parents: Getting Kids to Do Their Homework

Homework has several important purposes. It shows a teacher that a student has mastered the skills taught in class, or at least is able to practice the skills independently, it prepares the student for future lessons and it helps build life skills in the student like responsibility, time management and feelings of accomplishment or confidence. … Read more