Are You Ready to Teach Your Children About the Real Meaning of Generosity?

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In a 2011 American Psychological Association report entitled Measuring Gratitude in Youth: Assessing the Psychometric Properties of Adult Gratitude Scales in Children and Adolescents, a group of authors report that real generosity and gratitude can be measured by looking at four different aspects: intensity, frequency, density, and span. This report indicated that when children give out of real generosity they relive the feelings of giving several times throughout a day for several days. They do not need rewards or recognition.
The INTENSITY of gratitude. Something as simple as a blue satin dress can help a young girl learn about the intensity of giving. Too often, Continue reading