Is "Joy-Building" the secret to raising mature healthy kids?

Joy-filled kids aren’t always happy kids, but they do know how to work for and wait for what is truly satisfying in life. In The Four Habits of Raising Joy-Filled Kids you will discover a tool box full of skills that you can use with your children to help them grow in maturity and live with greater joy.

These tools help your kids, from infants to teens, build skills like:

  • Regulating upset emotions so they can return to joy
  • Forming a stable identity that doesn’t change with each new emotion
  • Developing discernment to distinguish between what is satisfying and what is only temporarily pleasurable
  • Discovering heart values and not just living to please others
  • Building “joy bonds” rather than “fear bonds”


The skills you’ll learn in The Four Habits of Raising Joy-Filled Kids will not only help you parent your children well, but they will also help you grow joy in your family.

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As moms with kids of all ages, the team at Thriving Mamas get how hard parenting can be at times. Jen Coursey, co-founder of THRIVEtoday, gathered a small group of moms together to share encouragement and practical tips for joy-filled parenting. This is a great free resource to any parent who want continued encouragement and stories in parenting with joy and repairing when joy doesn’t happen.