A gratitude mindset involves regularly making the shift from disappointment and expectation to appreciation and thankfulness. And, research shows the earlier a gratitude mindset is instilled, the happier and more resilient we are. So, let’s find ways for our kids to notice and share their gratitude.
When we started this pandemic, most of us never considered that 9 months later we would still be keeping a safe distance from those outside our homes. Have no fear, I have created a list of activities and accommodations to make the togetherness of the holidays shine through even if we can’t physically be together.
I have gathered a few great educational activities to keep the kids engaged over the long weekend. Thanksgiving is a great time to try some of these creative and fun activities. There is usually a lot of family around and usually lots of down time while waiting for the food to be ready.