We’ve been in our new house (and new town) for two months now; most of the boxes are unpacked, I can get to the grocery store without getting lost, and I’ve discovered a great park for the boys.
On Thanksgiving we spend hours preparing – basting turkeys, mashing potatoes and tossing salads – all for one delectable meal. But when it comes to safety, we routinely fail to prepare.
It’s never too soon to begin teaching your little one about gratitude. Children as young as two-years-old can begin practicing basic expressions of gratitude, like saying “thank you” when something is done for them.
As parents know, the act of giving to others can be just as fulfilling as being on the receiving end of a thoughtful gesture. Indeed, nothing compares to the happiness felt by giving unconditional love to your children. But the power of giving extends past generations and centuries.