One of the most concerning questions a parent may have is “Am I doing a good job preparing my kid/s for the future?” In this episode, Jodi and Christy Keating have a charming dialogue featuring tips for best practices regarding raising your kid/s to be prepared for their future adulthood.About Our G
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One of the most concerning questions a parent may have is “Am I doing a good job preparing my kid/s for the future?” In this episode, Jodi and Christy Keating have a charming dialogue featuring tips for best practices regarding raising your kid/s to be prepared for their future adulthood.About Our Guest:Christy Keating is the founder of The Heartful Parent. Christy loves helping parents and more love, joy, and connection in their families and with their children by helping them discover newfound energy in their parenting, develop an appreciation for what they have and who they are, and create sustainable ways to achieve their vision or dream for their family.Christy is a Certified Parent Coach®, a Certified Positive Discipline Educator, and a Certified Instructor with The Gottman Institute. She is also a long-time leader and speaker for the Program for Early Parent Support.Show Notes:5:41 What does it mean to raise adults?"I think we need to talk about that a little bit more in our daily parenting and not just focusing on the child that is in front of us but the adult that they are going to be"11:30 How today's parenting decisions will affect future outcomes"...most of us learn through modeling, right? we learn through what we see, we learn through what we hear, and through what is shown to us." 14:41 Being a mentor for teenagers"...Most times kids will say things like, well cause all my friends have it [...] and that's where we can then again lean in with that empathy and that understanding, demonstrate that emotional regulation..."17:51 Finding the balance between letting your kids be kids and preparing them for the future"What is our vision four our parenting, because we can not control our kids [...] at some point they will be 25 and what you said no longer carries the same weight"22:11 Respecting our kids"Our children deserve for us to show up for them, and value them, and provide them with a sense of belonging and a sense of significance..."23:29 Importance of curiosityConnect with Christy:WebsiteFacebookInstagramCredits:Host: Jodi FriedGuest: Christy KeatingEditor: Orlando Diaz