Buddhism for Mothers of Young Children
Becoming a Mindful Parent
By Sarah Napthali
(Allen & Unwin, Paperback, 9781741754650, 272pp.)
Publication Date: April 2008
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A combination of personal narrative and stories gathered from mothers, this guide shows how spiritual and mindful parenting can help all mothersBuddhists and nonBuddhistsbe more open, attentive, and content. By guiding mothers on a spiritual path, this evocation also helps them cultivate wisdom, open-heartedness, and a better understanding of themselves and their children. The Buddhist teachings and principles help answer questions that all mothers face, especially those with young children: Who are my children? Who am I? How can I do my best by my children and myself? What to do about all that housework? and Is this all? Written in a clear and engaging style, this warm and simple meditation facilitates parenting with awareness, purpose, and love.
Sarah Napthali is the author of Buddhism for Mothers.
"If you liked her first book, Buddhism for Mothers, you'll adore this one. It'll give you a new perspective on parenting and may even help you enjoy it more." Sunday Telegraph
"A seamless mix of parenting and spiritual practice guidance." American Buddhist Net