12 Ways You Can Show Your Kids What Thanksgiving Is Really About
When you think of Thanksgiving, you probably think of long grocery lists, cleaning and decorating the house, getting family together, and food — lots of food. For many people, Thanksgiving is all about that delicious turkey (there's a reason it's also widely known as Turkey Day). For others, it's about the exciting football game on TV. But what Thanksgiving is really about is right in the title: being thankful and showing and giving thanks.
As parents, we want our children to grow up with a strong sense of gratitude. Thanksgiving is a perfect time to teach our children how to show they are thankful for a number of things in their life. And while the holiday is just that — one day — there are numerous things you can do to show your kids what it's really about all year long. Keep reading for 12 things you can start doing now that will show your kids the true meaning of Thanksgiving.