Every night my husband or I asked our children to choose three things from their day for which they were grateful. It could be a slice of cake, a play date with a friend or something as simple as playing with the cat next door. We would ask why they were grateful and how they had shown their gratitude. It was a simple tradition that helped nurture grateful hearts.
This article appeared in the October/November 2015 issue of Thriving Family magazine. Copyright © 2015 by Carol van Ahlers. Used by permission. ThrivingFamily.com.
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