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POF13: Growing Grateful Kids with Julie Boyer

Parenting Our Future

Release Date: 10/08/2019

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How many times have you thought “my kid doesn’t appreciate anything I do!”  Teaching gratitude is something we have to teach our kids but it’s also something we have to model because we all know our kids don’t do what we say, they do what we do!   Julie Boyer, Gratitude Guru, shares some simple, age-appropriate ways to cultivate gratitude in your life and how to teach it to your kids!  Why should you care?  Because living in gratitude makes you feel more joyful, connected and present!  We all need more of that, don’t you think?


About Julie Boyer

Julie Boyer is three-time Amazon Best Selling Author, four-time (serial) entrepreneur and a three-time Ironman finisher. As a woman who has practiced gratitude for more than a decade, she is the founder of Wake Up With Gratitude™. This most recent business was born after she survived a week-long coma due to a bacterial infection after her (second) miscarriage. That life-threatening experience taught her that every single day is a gift. Julie currently lives on Vancouver Island, where she balances several home-based businesses while homeschooling her 8-year-old daughter. Her mission is to inspire you to ‘Wake Up With Gratitude™’ … every day! 

Web: wakeupwithgratitude.com
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From the Podcast:

Julie’s 11 simple ways to practice gratitude daily

  1. Wake up with gratitude
  2. Write down three specific things you are grateful for today, before bed
  3. Notice the abundance that surrounds you and all sources of income, big or small
  4. When faced with a challenge, stop and ask yourself, “what am I grateful for right now?”
  5. Read and inspirational or self-development book for 15 minutes
  6. Every time you pass a mirror, give thanks to your body for being miraculous
  7. Use prayer or meditation to give thanks and to create your amazing life
  8. Clear the clutter and create space in your life to attract more things to be grateful for
  9. Send gratitude and thank you cards weekly
  10. Celebrate other people’s successes
  11. Become a gratitude ambassador and inspire others to practice gratitude daily

For the full article, go to: https://wakeupwithgratitude.com/blogs/gratitude/11-simple-ways-to-practice-gratitude-daily

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Thanks for listening!

It means so much to me that you listened to my podcast! If you would like to continue the conversation with me, head on over to www.facebook.com/parenting4connection  With this podcast, my intention is to build a community of parents that can have open and honest conversations about parenting without judgement or criticism.  We have too much of that!  I honour each parent and their path towards becoming the best parent they can be.  My hope is to inspire more parents to consider the practice of Peaceful Parenting. If you know somebody who would benefit from this message, or would be an awesome addition to our community, please share it using the social media buttons on this page.


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