Mindful Parenting: Simple and Powerful Solutions for Raising Creative, Engaged, Happy Kids in Today’s Hectic World
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Mindful Parenting: Simple and Powerful Solutions for Raising Creative, Engaged, Happy Kids in Today’s Hectic World

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A mindful approach to parenting that helps children (and their parents) feel happier, healthier, calmer, and less stressed in our frenetic era

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....more
Paperback, 272 pages
Published January 7th 2014 by St. Martin's Griffin (first published September 10th 2013)
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Katie
No, I'm not a parent, but I'm teaching a mindfulness class to my students, and this is the first book I've read on the subject of mindfulness and children to prepare for that.

This book started off incredibly strong; you can really recognize Dr. Race's science background. The first few chapters are set up to explain how our brains are wired for stress, including data and research. Race keeps it basic, but informative, and I felt like I had a good handle on basic brain function without feeling con...more
Molly
This book has a lot of good reminders for me...I need to do a better job of teaching my children how to handle and cope with stress in their lives! I actually used this for a family night discussion and hope to implement a few if her ideas.
Sharmila
WELL worth the read. So much so that I have purchased my own copy.
Jaynevahle
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Just saw author at Tattered Cover--great scientific knowledge and practical advice.
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