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Gratitude Journal: The Important Things in Life

March 10, 2011 | Gratitude Journal | 0 comments

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Welcome to our community gratitude journal, open to all who’d like to express their thanks or share a happy thought. 

I love the Raising Happiness newsletters…a frequent reminder of things that are really important in life.
Alyse

I am grateful for our co-op preschool! What a wonderful community!

Although we have many personality differences and difficulty communicating well, I am very grateful for my husband’s resolve, determination against odds and calm perserverance.
Sofia

I am grateful to have found my vocation in my job. It is meaningful working with Native Elders to promote quality early childhood education for First Nations child care programs.
David

I’m grateful that my chiropractor was able to fit me in today on short notice!
unstuck

Thanks to my husband for taking time to iron out a miscommunication. 
Writing Mama

Sometimes when you let someone help you wonderful things happen. Both parties benefit - it is uplifting to help a friend, and it is uplifting to let a friend help you out. I am grateful that I finally understand this, and that I finally was able to let someone provide me with assistance on a family matter.
Oakland Dad

I’m grateful for family dinners.  They are often messy and chaotic, but are often filled with lots of laughter, too.
Janine Kovac


Every week we post a photo submitted by one of our readers along with all the happy and thankful comments gathered throughout the week. 

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Gratitude Journal: Our Children as Teachers

March 4, 2011 | Gratitude Journal | 0 comments

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Dear Universe!
Thank you for the opportunity to raise our daughter, Alana, in a conscious and mindful home!  The journey here has not been easy but we are doing “the work” every day!  Thank you!
Your HAPPY particles,
Lynda, Mark and Alana

Just returned from a trip with my teenage children visiting both sets of grandparents (so lucky!) and now home with them, our own beds, and sweet cats who missed us.
Chris Allen

I’m greateful for this Happiness Matters podcast: Why Fighting Hurts Kids. I feel that my marriage is in trouble (and my 14 month old twins may start getting affected). But on a more positive note - I’m greateful for a sunny day today (finally!) smile.
yulia

I’m thankful for the lessons I have learned from my daughter and daughter-in-law as they taught their preschoolers to relax and to become calm after a meltdown, or how to avoid a meltdown.  I was able to share these lessons with a teacher new to the classroom.
Grateful mom

At the beginning of each month, I’m grateful that I have enough income to pay my bills for this month.  I used to think, “Oh, I now have nothing left!”  But now I realize I don’t need more.
Grateful Gal

I am so grateful for Robertson house, they made a new home for my two year old and I when my abusive husband went too far. There are 40 families here that are safe, warm and fed thanks to many caring staff.
Jane

I am grateful for the satisfaction I receive working in our garden whether it’s weeding or digging a hole for a plant.  I enjoy listening to the white-winged doves cooing and mockingbirds singing up a storm!
Texas Granny

I am grateful that my son has been happily enjoying his midyear recess at home doing numerous unstructured activities, mostly on his own, while I was in school.
RandomMusingMom

I’m happy that my husband and I were able to resolve a delicate issue and improve our communication.  It felt good to “fight right.”
Happy Wife

I am grateful for health insurance, antibiotics, and a great pediatrician.
Janine Kovac

Alana, our precious teacher. Alana, our precious teacher. Lynda


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Gratitude Journal: Quality Family Time

February 25, 2011 | Gratitude Journal | 0 comments

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Grateful for my happy children and also grateful that we had a very rare opportunity to escape a week of snow & ice storms in Ohio for 80 degree weather in Florida (which allowed us to spend lots of quality time together as a family).
Heather

i’m grateful for my “lil” sis, who is always so good at listening and giving upbeat thoughtful advice.  thank you!
yomomma

I’m so happy I found my yo-yo!
Happy 4yo

I’m happy that my daughter loves books and stories with her parents.
Oakland Dad

I am grateful for all people who volunteer for CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) so that children experiencing abuse and neglect in our country will have hope for a happy future.   
Phoebe Bode

Grateful for the many discoveries of wisdom that have been passed down through all the ages through all the precious teachers whose insights speak to people of all race, creed, gender, belief and who had the compassion to share their knowledge, understanding and skill with others.
Omdrala

I’m happy that my husband got recognized for a job well done.
Janine Kovac


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Owen (5) and Annika (3) on a rare trip to Florida Owen (5) and Annika (3) on a rare trip to Florida Heather

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