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Buddhism for Parents on the Go: Gems to Minimise Stress

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Designed with time-poor parents in mind, an easy to digest guide to making the most of being a parent based on Buddhist principles.
Paperback, 160 pages
Published September 1st 2011 by Allen & Unwin (first published January 1st 2010)
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I swallowed this in a day right off the back of the School-Age Children book, and yes, a percentage of it is reprinted from that and probably the other books too. But this format makes it so much easier to dip in and out of. In fact it stopped me from escalating a squabble within minutes of buying it, so for that reason alone it's staying right where I can see it! For a quick nudge back to right thinking, right speech and so on, it's well worth the price.

Now...any chance of a "Buddhism for Daug
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Jan 07, 2017 rated it really liked it
Whilst I'm not about to run off and become a buddhist, there are lots of lovely, sensible, and thoughtful approaches in this book. One thing I do appreciate about buddhism that I've learnt through extremely limited reading is the acceptance of yourself just the way you are and no 'you must change right now' rubbish.
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Mar 05, 2016 rated it really liked it
Easy read. Insightful... would be good to read again in a years time...

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Sarah Napthali is a mother of two young boys who tries to apply Buddhist teachings in her daily life. Her working life has ranged from teaching English as a Second Language and corporate training, to human rights activism and interpreting. Since becoming a mother she has focussed on writing, initially for companies and later for individuals wanting to record their memoirs. With seven memoirs compl ...more
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