mindfulness for children

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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 immediately applicable practices for your family’s daily routines and shows how to recognize and address harmful family patterns.

By Sumi Loundon Kim
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Family Dharma: Taking Refuge (On the Wings of Angels)

While on silent vipassana retreat many years ago, I was introduced to the Buddhist tradition of Taking Refuge. Along with about one hundred other yogis (retreatants), I repeated after our teachers these phrases: “I take refuge in the Buddha, I take refuge in the Dharma, I take refuge in the Sangha.” We chanted this trio […]

By Beth Roth
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