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Tag: gratitude
They don´t like their presents. Now what?
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January 7, 2016  |  Written by Carlota Nelson

It´s been a wonderful Christmas holiday and a fabulous winter break. But some days have also been hectic and perhaps even stressful. Between leaving things at work sorted, attending the kids´ winter performances at school, decorating the house, cooking and organizing activities with the kids as well as struggling to buy them their gifts, have left you running on empty. That’s why, the last thing you expected was to watch their disappointed faces when they opened their presents on Christmas day. Obviously, they didn´t like them or they didn’t think they were enough. If this is your case, here is a list of possible reasons and tips on how to best manage this situation.

8 Ways to Teach Kids about Gratitude
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May 21, 2015  |  Written by Carlota Nelson

Gratitude is a sentiment, an emotion and an attitude. It comes from the word gratus, a synonym of “agreeable and thankful” and tudo, which means “attribute or quality”. According to recent studies led by the Greater Good Science Center, this sentiment or quality actually blocks toxic emotions, reduces stress and improves self-esteem. But, is gratitude something we can learn and teach our children? The answer is yes. Keep reading to discover how.