Gratitude, Kindness & Empathy

The Struggle is Real Parenting Podcast - Choosing Gratitude
The Struggle is Real: Modern Parenting

“Gratitude is the healthiest of all human emotions. The more you express gratitude for what you have, the more likely you will have even more to express gratitude for.” Zig Ziglar

 As parents, teachers, caregivers, and other professionals who work with children, it is critical to teach children the meaning of gratitude from a young age. Those who are raised knowing how to feel and express a sense of gratitude grow up to be well-rounded individuals, with a greater level of self-efficacy and interpersonal skills. Let’s talk about the benefits of being grateful.

The podcasts in this section are aligned the book, The Struggle is Real: Parenting in the 21st Century.


Prizing generosity

How to practice and inspire generosity "It's better to give than to receive" is more than an inspiring quote. It's a truth that can add...

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Modeling empathy

A conversation about teaching & modeling empathy to children Talking to your kids about poverty and helping others is one thing. Showing them by volunteering...

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Choosing gratitude

A guide to choosing to be grateful with your children Gratitude is a daily choice, plain and simple. No matter your life or your circumstances...

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