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Thanksgiving Gratitude: Another Reason It’s So Important

The Pilgrims made seven times more graves than huts. No Americans have been more impoverished than these who, nevertheless, set aside a day of thanksgiving.  —H.U. Westermayer, author Grateful kids are…

The Importance of Building Character Part Three — Gratitude: The Seed of Contentment

It’s a scene that we’ve all witnessed and one that’s all too familiar to most moms: a screaming kid having a tantrum in the aisle of some store because he is…

Is Motherhood a Burden?

My thoughts lead me down a path that I do not believe I am intended to go, but the path stretches before me and elicits words my sinful heart aches…

Little Notebooks of Gratitude

My life is full of little tiny notebooks. They are everywhere…in my nightstand, on my dresser, in my work bag, in my car, and almost anywhere else you can think…

The Written Word

When my children were just toddlers, I encouraged them to write. Most days my preschoolers had time where we would use our creative juices and let them flow all over…

Do Your Children Appreciate You?

Not likely; at least not most of the time. You’ve just taken them on a special outing. Or you set aside your agenda for a couple of hours to do something…

Can We Teach Our Children to Be Grateful?

Not too long ago a young mom wrote me asking if I could give some suggestions on how she could teach her children to be grateful. She wrote: “I love…

A Reminder To Live With Gratitude

What if there was a vitamin you could pop into your mouth to instantly make you feel better?  It would be a bestseller, right?  I propose such a vitamin exists…

Celebrating Thanksgiving

It’s my favorite time of year again. The leaves have changed and are at their peak. There is a sugar maple tree on the south side of our house that is glorious…

Gratitude 101

Five boys. Five loud, active boys with their own unique personalities and preferences. Personal tastes, too. So at dinner a week or two ago, several of them expressed those preferences…

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