Psychology demonstrated that after only two weeks the children who did this
every evening were substantially more grateful and generous. It turns out that
writing thank you notes is also a great measure of thankfulness. The article
also notes that on-line shopping has made understanding the value of objects
more difficult for young children. But the heart of the article is the harsh reality that in teaching children to be grateful: parents cannot give their kids
something they do not have themselves.
amounts to $900.”
The sympathetic visitor applied his handkerchief to his eyes. “I’m the landlord,” he sobbed.