Mindfullness For Parents Book
Many of us find the challenges of family life, especially the early years daunting and overwhelming. The task of raising children is not easy, the stakes are high so how can mindfulness help us parent better? What is it? How do you do it? And does it help? This book will teach you how to become a better more patient parent using mindfulness. It will help you to:
Stay calm in a crisis
Feel more connected to your children
Throw yourself into an activity
Not say something you may regret
Keep a sense of perspective
Written in a friendly and accessible style Amber Hatch, author of Nappy Free Baby and Colouring for Contemplationincludes tons of practical information alongside anecdotes, tips and insights that will help any parent, whether they are new to mindfulness or well practiced, to achieve a calmer, more relaxed family life. Topics covered include: dealing with the early weeks, including mindfully allowing your baby to cry, joining your child in play and preventing mealtime and bedtime stress, screentime, encouraging outdoor play and saying no, developing positive qualities and managing difficult behaviour and introducing mindfulness to children.
About the Author
Amber Hatch is a writer, teacher, and childminder. She studied for an English Literature degree in Southampton and holds an MA in Creative Writing. In 2015 she published a parenting book Nappy Free Baby, which was also illustrated by Alex. She has been practising Buddhist meditation for six years, and regularly goes on retreat. She helps to organise family retreats for the Samatha Centre in Wales.
- Format: Paperback
- Size: 21cm x 13.5cm
- Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE US
- Page Count: 256