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Further Reading: Mindful Parenting

Parenting, Teen Stages and Mindfulness & Emotional Regulation

Get Out of My Life, But First Could You Drive Me and Cheryl to the Mall: A Parent’s Guide to the New Teenager by Anthony Wolf

“Although the rocky and ever changing terrain of contemporary adolescence may bewilder parents, Get Out of My Life gives them a great road map.”


The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind and Body in the Healing of Trauma by Bessel van der Kolk, M.D.

“The Body Keeps the Score eloquently articulates how overwhelming experiences affect the development of brain, mind and body awareness, all of which are closely entwined.” Ruth A. Lanius


Mindful Parenting: Simple and Powerful Solutions to Raising Creative, Engaged and Happy Kids in Today’s Hectic World by Kristen Race

Rooted in the science of the brain, and integrating cognitive neuroscience and child development, Mindful Parenting is a unique program that speaks directly to today’s busy families who make up what Dr. Race calls “generation stress.”

Good Enough Mother: The Perfectly Imperfect Book of Parenting by Rene Syler and Karen Moline

For every woman who’s passed off store-bought cakes as her own at school bake sales comes an honest look at motherhood.

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Introduction to Meditation Practice

Mindfulness for Beginners: Reclaiming the Present Moment and Your Life by Jon Kabat-Zinn

Full Catastrophe Living: Using the Wisdom of Your Body and Face Stress, Pain and Illness by Jon Kabat-Zinn


Information is Beautiful- Meditation and Mindfulness

Parenting Experts Share Their Best Advice for Parents

Ask An Expert: What is Mindfulness and Why Should You Try It?

Aetna’s Month of Mindfulness Website/Blog

How to Practice Mindfulness Throughout Your Work Day (Harvard Business Review)

6 Mindfulness Exercises You Can Try Today (Pocket Mindfulness)

How to Practice Mindfulness Meditation (Psychology Today)

The Free Mindfulness Project

How to Have Difficult Conversations by Don Mager (Psychology Today)