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“This is a great family activity that is ongoing and helps each family remember to pause for gratitude,” says Kate Hurley LCSW in her forthcoming book, “The Happy Kid Handbook: How to Raise Joyful Children in a Stressful World,” (Tarcher/Penguin, $16.95), on sale this October.
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“Whenever a family member is feeling grateful about something, it should be written on a slip of paper and placed in the jar. Once a week, empty the jar and read the thoughts of gratitude to the family,” says Hurley. “The jar helps kids remember to slow down and be thankful for the little things, and helps stressed-out parents find their center and take comfort in knowing that gratitude is all around them.”Fill it up!
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