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December 13, 2016

Give Thanks the Old-Fashioned Way: Tips on Teaching Children to Write Thank-you Notes

  ‘Thank you’ is the best prayer that anyone could say. I say that one a lot. Thank you expresses extreme gratitude, humility, and understanding. -Alice Walker Children learn manners and gratitude from their parents.  From an early age, we teach our kids to say please and thank you, but it’s also important that they learn to formally thank those who give them gifts or do something special for them.  Learning this skill ...