Creating Thanksgiving Traditions

Are you struggling to help your kids (and maybe yourself!) take a moment this Thanksgiving season to show gratitude?  In the rush between Halloween and Christmas, it can be hard to sit down and talk about the many things we all have to be thankful for.  PBS Parents has some simple ideas for creating memorable Thanksgiving traditions with your family.

Blogger Jessica Efird suggests a creative centerpiece or a "memory" tablecloth.  Check out the full article with even more suggestions here.

How about a thankfulness time capsule?  Allison McDonald shows off her simple idea to create a thankfulness jar you can add to every year. 

If your family is dealing with challenging circumstances this holiday season, it can be tough to focus on thankfulness.  Jessica Efird shares some suggestions for finding gratitude during difficult times.

Lastly, Homa Tavangar shares 10 Ways to Raise a Grateful Kid.

 

 

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