The positivity that surrounds gratitude boost your child emotional quotient which could not be ignored, and it has been scientifically corroborated.
Gratitude improves self-esteem. Self-Esteem needs to be nurtured for optimal growth in children. Gratitude in a way reduces the social comparison that our kids often encounter. Grateful people instead of being resentful for other wealth and accomplishment carry on their own believe and work.
Being Grateful gives a good night sleep. This a tried and tested habit many of us have been taught by our parents or grandparents to say a small prayer and thank God. Whether you like to bring in the concept of god is up to you, but a little jotting down of something good and grateful sentiments helps to sooth the mind. Children can sleep better and longer peacefully.
Gratitude helps to reduce aggression in kids. The children in today society are becoming more aggressive and impatient and we as parents need to take the reign of it. We all know aggression is detrimental to health. Being a grateful child will help them to build on their sensitivity towards other people. The instant gratification of revenge when some negative comments are made about them is reduced.
Gratitude helps in forging a new relationship. Being grateful opens up the possibility of being a socially confident person. Thus, in the long run, it would assist them to build new skills and new ideas.