8 books to introduce Buddhist teachings to your little ones
A Little Wisdom
Glimpse the lives of children raised in Buddhist monasteries by following five-year-old Hopakuli and his older brother Chorten, two novice monks living in Lumbini, Nepal, as they navigate homesickness and infuse the rigors of a monastic…
Personal Reflections Books
Two mothers discuss Buddhist practice and attachment.
Teachings Meditation Month 2020
How to Meditate While Raising Kids
Caring for young children doesn’t leave much room for meditation unless you allow your practice, and yourself, to evolve.
What Our Kids Are Reading
A glimpse of the latest in Buddhist books for kids
Three Poems to Introduce Children to Mindfulness
Breathe and Be uses poetry and illustrations to show children practices that can help them stay calm, regulate their emotions, and appreciate the world.
Mindful Parenting: Nurturing an Intentional, Compassionate Family
To raise mindful, compassionate children, parents must first establish a strong foundation in their own practice to serve as a model. Sumi Loundon Kim, a Buddhist chaplain and author of the Sitting Together parenting curriculum, provides…
How to Stay Mindful When Your Preschooler Isn’t
A mindfulness teacher and social worker offers step-by-step advice to the parent of a defiant child.
Buddhist Elementary School Forging a New Path
Dharma guides pedagogy at The Middle Way School in Woodstock.
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