Teaching Your Child How To Be Happy For Others by Hillary Leonard

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Teaching Kids To Be Happy For Others by Hillary Leonard

“If there is one thing that we parents want, it is for our kids to succeed. To shine bright. To be the best they can be. There are lots of articles and tips out there on ways you can help your child succeed.

But what about when someone else’s kid succeeds? What about when your child isn’t shining so bright, and the spotlight is justifiably on someone else?

It is in this space that parents have the choice to show resentment and jealousy, or demonstrate humility and grace. This opportunity will indeed surface and we will have to teach our children the art of being happy for others.”

Read on for Hillary’s 3 tips for teaching children to be happy for others!


hillyjeanABOUT HILLARY: I’m basically a goof-ball who likes cute clothes. I do things by trial and error and get lots of chuckles along the way. My blog and YouTube channel showcase the goofiness. I married my high school sweetheart and he morphed into a philosopher grad student when I wasn’t looking. Our two kids are wild and sweet, funny and frustrating. I like to talk a lot about the exhausting task of parenting. I like to share yummy recipes and horrible disasters. I do serious, too. I’ve battled rheumatoid arthritis and a vicodin addiction. So if you’re in the mood for something a little more murky you can check those things out. Otherwise, come on over and have a laugh.

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