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Greater Good Center’s Review of Making Grateful Kids

How to Make Grateful Kids Many parents I know worry that their kids don’t seem grateful for all that they have in their lives. Instead, their children seem to value possessions—clothes, toys, and electronic gadgets—more than the people and relationships

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Psychology Today

Psychology Today Give Gratitude, Give Love Gratefulness is the gift that keeps giving. Published on February 14, 2014 by Jeffrey J. Froh, Psy.D. in Making Grateful Kids A heart-shaped box of chocolates. A card with a teenage mutant ninja turtle

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Because I Said So: Is gratitude the missing character trait in Millennials

Because I Said So: Is gratitude the missing character trait in Millennials We’ve all been there. The 10-year-old opens a birthday gift, scowls and thrusts it aside saying, “That’s not the one I wanted.” The gift giver is either hurt

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The Matt Townsend Show

The Matt Townsend Show It seems like many young people are overtaken by an attitude of entitlement. They think they deserve the job, the grade, the new gadget. How do you help them be grateful for what they already have?

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5 Effective Tips to Teach Kids to Be Grateful

5 Effective Tips to Teach Kids to Be Grateful Over the past decade, science has shown that gratitude is one of the most powerful emotions we possess as human beings, and it can be cultivated by anyone, according to Jeffrey

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Seven Ways to Foster Gratitude in Kids

Research has shown that gratitude plays a major role in an adult’s well-being and success, but there has been little corresponding research addressing its development and enhancement in children’s lives. The GGSC’s coverage of gratitude is sponsored by the John Templeton

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Scholars, Mentors & Teachers: Jeffrey Froh

Published on Mar 4, 2014 His new book, Making Grateful Kids: The Science of Building Character, teaches parents and other adults how to make children and adolescents grateful using over 30 scientifically-supported concrete strategies. He also co-authors a blog, “Making

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