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4 Ways to Instill Thankfulness in your Teens

Our culture does not reward gratefulness, but instead encourages the idea of “must-haves” to be happy. Society pushes our kids to WANT, but true happiness often has its roots in a person’s sense of gratitude for what they already have. Studies consistently show that people who are grateful or thankful are happier, more satisfied, and healthier overall in their lives

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Teen Volunteerism: Benefits, Tips and Suggestions

April 21 – 27 is National Volunteer Week. It’s the perfect time to talk to your teen about volunteerism! To develop into healthy, responsible, productive adults, youth actually NEED the opportunity to make a difference. America’s Promise, the Alliance for Youth, lists the chance to help others – whether in their families, schools, communities, or the larger world – as

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