gratitude

Fun Diy Appreciation Gifts To Make With Kids To Thank Someone Or Offer Support
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Fun DIY Appreciation Gifts to Make with Kids to Thank Someone or Offer Support

There are so many wonderful people in our communities who go out of their way and even risk their lives for us every single day. Often these people go about their jobs without ever really being thanked for the extraordinary things they do. Here are some fun ways to show community workers how much they really…

Little gifts

I teach at a Title I school (which means over 75% of our kids are on free/reduced breakfast/lunch status). Almost every morning one of my little fellows brings me FOOD from the cafeteria (an apple, pear, box of raisins…). Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Reddit Facebook Messenger Email Share

Mindful compassion

The nicest gift that can be given throughout a day may often come from strangers. Last week, I had a horrid migraine that lasted 5 days. It was pretty horrific, but I had to keep moving and do my best with many routines and appointments. Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Reddit Facebook Messenger Email Share

Creating A Happier Classroom With Gratitude
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Creating a Happier Classroom with Gratitude

Gratitude … goes beyond the “mine” and “thine” and claims the truth that all of life is a pure gift. In the past, I always thought of gratitude as a spontaneous response to the awareness of gifts received, but now I realize that gratitude can also be lived as a discipline. The discipline of gratitude…