Thankful under age 10

Sometimes talking to kids will make you remember sometimes life doesn’t have to be so stressful, the smallest and what can be seen as insignificant can remind you to smile and appreciate things just for what they are.

 ” I’m thankful for my friend, Mommy. She makes supper”. -age 5

“I’m thankful for everything good — and bad — that has ever happened to me. The good makes the bad okay and the bad isn’t really bad because there’s so much good. So, maybe I’m really just thankful for the good since there isn’t really any bad. Ugh, I’ve confused myself. I’ll just say I’m thankful for my sister’s rock moves.” — , age 9

“I’m most thankful for my mom and dad… What? Am I missing somebody? Oh yeah, I guess my sister, too.” — , age 8

“I’m thankful for Fridays because I don’t have to do any homework.” — , age 10

“Last Thanksgiving, I didn’t like the Turkey, but I liked the bread the bird ate”– age 7

“I’m thankful for my favorite food, stuffing, and for life and love. Oh, & Suddenly Salad!”- age 9

“I’m thankful for Nana because she loves me and she knows I don’t like the sauce on turkey and she always makes me chicken nuggets.”- age 7

“My mom is a good cook. The things I like best that she cooks are tomato soup and hot dogs”.-age 7

“I like having legs and arms.”-age 4

“Turkeys wouldn’t get eaten if they learned to play sick like the chickens, they got the flu and people left them alone” age 7

“I’m thankful I don’t have any kids” -age 6

“Rootbeer and ice cream in the same glass? Pinch me!”- age 6

Did you make those cookies all by yourself?  Good job mom, I didn’t know you could do that.  I’m proud of you, give me a hug.  Can I have one?” age 5

“air”-age 3

“First you find a turkey and kill it. Cut it open. Put it in a pan. Pour milk in the pan. Put a little chicken with it. Put salsa on it. Take out of pan. Put it on the board. Cut into little pieces. Put on a rack. Put in the oven for 7 minutes at 1000 degrees. Take out of the oven and put eensy weensy bit of sugar on it. Put a little more salsa on it. Then you eat it.”- age 8


Cooking a turkey: “First you cut the bones out. Then you put it in the oven for 10 hours at 600 degrees. Then you put it on the table and eat it.” – age 5

“I’m happy if the food is not burnt or bleeding”-age 10

“We say a prayer, before eating,at our house.” “That’s our house,” Johnny explained. “But this is Grandma’s house and she knows how to cook”-age 7

“I’m thankful my new step mom picks holidays not to cook and lets us order pizza” age 10

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