Buddhism for Mothers of School Children
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|Format: ||Paperback, 272 pages|
|Published In: ||Australia, 01 October 2009|
With her children at school, a mother is on to a new stage of her life, playing a new role. The daily challenges she confronts have changed, yet for each one Buddhist teachings of mindfulness, compassion and calm are invaluable. This book explores those teachings through many scenarios, including managing the stress of numerous deadlines, coping with routine and repetition, answering children's tricky questions about how the world works, fitting in with other parents, managing fears and expectations for their children, and dealing with difficult behaviours in both children and adults.
About the Author
Sarah Napthali is a mother of two boys who strives to apply Buddhist teachings in her daily life. She is the author of Buddhism for Mothers, which has sold 60,000 copies around the world and been translated into nine languages to date, and Buddhism for Mothers of Young Chidlren (formerly published under the title of Buddhism for Mothers with Lingering Questions). Since the children started school, Sarah is very pleased to report that she manages to meditate (almost) daily.
"Written in a clear and engaging style, this warm and simple meditation facilitates parenting with awareness, purpose and love." --"Buddha Torrents" on "Buddhism for Mothers of Young Children"
|Publisher: ||Allen & Unwin|
|Dimensions: ||20.0 x 13.0 x 2.0 centimetres (0.18 kg)|