The opposing word of Thankfulness is that dreaded word “Entitlement”. Once you’ve identified that entitlement lives in your home it can be disheartening to say the least. The evidence of entitlement can be found in the negative reaction to being told no, or in the consistent “I wants” and the gimmies.
No worries though, every child goes through a selfish stage, but it’s our job to make sure they know without a doubt that this is an unacceptable character trait.
Is entitlement creeping into your home? Use this free printable thankfulness journal to encourage gratitude and thankfulness in your kids and yourself and here are 7 Ways to Teach Gratitude to Your Children!
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Forest Rose is a God Loving, Blessed Wife, & Relaxed, Eclectic Homeschooling Mama to 3 girls – 8, 11, & 12 in Fort Wayne, Indiana. She’s passionate about lifting moms out of the homeschooling trenches that are discouraged, overwhelmed or feeling alone or isolated. Her hope is to point them to Christ and equip them to rise up with a new found hope and joy within, that He alone can provide. Besides blogging, she also loves hanging out at her exclusive Facebook Group “Homeschooling 101 Community” that she started to help new homeschoolers thrive.