This week, Kaity and Adriane chat with KJ Althoff, Director of Content for Big Life Journal. This episode is all about navigating a child's emotions and how it can lead to a deeper understanding of ourselves. KJ shares her insights into gentle parenting and fostering emotional literacy in children.
This episode also explores:
🔥 the challenges of regulating our own emotions while teaching our children to manage theirs
🔥 how co-regulating alongside kids can create a nurturing environment
🔥 the strategies of gentle parenting
🔥 guiding with respect and patience
🔥 children's developmental stages
🔥 the impact of fear-based approaches
🔥 and so much more!
Learn all about resources like Big Life Journal and its new platform, GrowthMinded, that offer support for parents committed to raising resilient and kind-hearted children.
So, join us for an insightful and candid exploration of emotional regulation and gentle parenting, and discover how we can create a generation that embraces their feelings with courage and self-compassion. You won't want to miss this episode!
ABOUT THE GUEST:
KJ is the Director of Content for Big Life Journal. She has also built her community on social media with over 100k followers on Instagram, sharing about her gentle parenting journey as well as healing from childhood wounds. She has a master's degree in mental health counseling and is also a certified parenting coach. KJ and her husband, Adam, have been married for seven years. They have a 6-year-old son, who is the reason KJ began her gentle and conscious parenting journey more than three years ago.