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Friday, December 23, 2011

Get Your Children To Say “Thank You” And Actually Mean It!

How do we get our children to say “thank you” and actually mean it? Though the classic Christmas carol promises that the holidays are “the most wonderful time of the year,” holidays don’t always feel that way to a mom who has just watched her child open four presents without saying one “thank you.” While we wish our children would express thankfulness as freely as they express dissatisfaction, it’s especially hard for children to slow down to express gratitude in the middle of the tinsel-strewn excitement of December. With that in mind, here are five tips for getting children (and teens) to say “thank you.”


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