Me, A Mom

3 kids and a dog

Thankfulness

good info for parents too!

ellasurreaublog

Western Society

can be so presumptuous

the world owes us

other people owe us

for what we do

for what we say

we have enough food in our personal pantries to feed several villages

we have electricity, we aren’t ever too cold or too warm

for the most part we haven’t slept outside(unless we are camping and want to)

we haven’t gone hungry, though we through the “I’m hungry” phrase around an awful lot

our clothes fit unless we choose to buy things that don’t(think the low pants phenomenon)

and

quite frankly

our children have forgotten

how to be thankful(more than at thanksgiving)

they have all they need

and get everything they want

as parents

and teachers

we need to hold back

for the sake of future generations

we need to teach the children(and people) in our lives

how to be thankful.

we need to have discussions with our class…

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