9) Politeness and Respect
Being polite and respectful to others in front of your children will teach your kids to follow suit. If you teach your children how to treat other people respectfully and with dignity, they will appreciate how they can improve the lives of people and to improve their lives. Also, they will learn not to take any assistance and kindness for granted.
As a parent, it’s important to teach your kids how to treat people with respect. Teach them that everyone deserves to be treated kindly and with respect. Children need to know that everyone is important and should be treated with the same respect. With teaching respect comes teaching gratitude.
10) Always Look for Teachable Moments when Teaching Gratitude
As parents, we are always trying to teach gratitude to your kids by focusing on behavior, but you should always be on the lookout for teachable moments where they can put it in practice. Seize these moments and use them as a powerful way to teach your kids how to be grateful for what they have and for the people around them. If they see it happening in real life, the concept will stick.
Gift-giving and gift-receiving is oftentimes part of the holidays. Use our teaching gratitude tips this season and then year round, so your littles ones can grow to be the best people! If you have any questions, contact us today. Check out our website for more information on our programs!