Saying thank you isn’t just for toddlers.
When I was parenting small children, I felt like we were forever telling the girls to say thank you. Someone handed you juice? Say thank you. Complimented your rain boots? Thank you! Bought you a present? Thank you. (Or in my house handwritten thank you notes sent no more than three days later.)
And yet as we grow up, although we clearly view gratitude as fundamental, we often forget. [Read more…]