The answer is simple: you have a huge impact on your child. But it’s up to you whether that impact is ultimately good or bad. Giacomo Bono—co-author of the new book, Making Grateful Kids, shares with us all about what it takes to make a good impact on our kids: gratitude. So how do we teach our kids to be grateful? First, demonstrate a spirit of gratefulness yourself. Second, teach your child to see obstacles as challenges to be thankful for and grow from. Third, steer your child away from a mindset of entitlement. Learn more on Cultivating a Spirit of Gratefulness.
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