Teaching Optimism to Kids – Meaningfulmama.com

Optimism
“And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.” – Romans 8:28

Teaching optimism to kids can be made easier with a game I made up called, “Turn Around.” The game has them literally turn around and then turn around their attitude. […]

Guest Post: I must admit, I am not a natural born optimist.

I must admit, I am not a natural born optimist; I am a realist (what some may refer to as “pessimist”).  So when Julian from GetConnectDad.com asked me to write an article about optimism, I almost balked.**   After all, what do I have to say about optimism?

Well, after some more thought, I decided that […]

Take Five Minutes and Help Your Kids Become More Optimistic!

I struggled this week thinking through what do I see parents do that creates optimistic kids? I felt that way until I met Evelyn (name changed to protect her privacy) Saturday night.

This weekend, while the family was camping, we were out hiking in one of our local state parks. Our dog Tucker is a rare […]