Joy Journal

My first gratitude journal

For kids ages 3+

The Joy Journal is a unique mindful parenting resource to help busy families pause at the end of their day to share a few moments of true connection.
Joy Journal gratitude for children

No reading or writing necessary!

The visual prompts on each page encourage kids age three years and older to reflect and illustrate who they love, what they are grateful for, the best part of their day, and more.

Giving parents and kids the gift of calm, meaningful connection.

Start a new routine focused on connection and gratitude:

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Give your child a meaningful gift they can use every day.

  • Add sweetness to your child’s bedtime routine
  • An activity both kids and parents can enjoy
  • Build your child’s emotional intelligence
  • Improve happiness with gratitude
  • Opportunity to reflect and create memories together
  • Create meaningful, authentic connection
  • Start a routine today that will become a supportive mental health habit into the future
Drawing Joy Journal

Here's what grateful parents have to say:

“I wonder what seeds of change and growth and healing and expansion for the world are being planted!?”

Lea, Mindful Mom

“My kids love drawing in their Joy Journal every night and I enjoy seeing all the good things they remember from their day.”

Josh, Mindful Dad

Kristine Petterson and her brother

Joy Journal was created by
Kristine Petterson

and her brother
Andrew Petterson is the illustrator.

Kristine Petterson
is a certified teacher, yoga instructor, mom of two, and founder of

The Mindful Parenting Revolution

Kristine and daughters
An 8-week coaching program to support overwhelmed parents with tools and strategies so that you can understand WHY parenting challenges are occurring and HOW to problem solve without punishment.

Connect with your child and celebrate gratitude today:

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