Many children grow up and never learn the value of gratefulness. As parents, we lavish them with gifts. Whatever their hearts desire, we do our best to provide it. But do we teach them to be grateful? Do we teach them to say, "thank you"? Do we teach them to show appreciation for the gifts or gestures of kindness, big and small? How many times have child actually said, "I am grateful for the gift you gave me"? Teaching children to be grateful is becoming as rare as being attacked by a shark. However, we must revive this important value. It will greatly enrich the lives of our children.
This book will help parents as they seek ways to teach the value of gratitude. It will also teach children to pause and say "thank you" to the gift giver. They will actually begin to feel how the gift giver feels when they take time, effort and energy to express their love. Often, parents discover this missing concept within their children when it is too late. Children become ungrateful teenagers and adults. The little girl teaches this important value on each page of the book.