It’s not easy, but getting your family to meditate could be the best thing you do as a parent. Gail Silver on how to interest your kids in breathing, seeing, and being.
Throughout her life, GaBrilla Ballard has often vacillated between the extremes of grasping and pushing away. In a seemingly mundane moment, she finds the beauty of the center.
She gave birth to twins, but only one survived. Kate Inglis on how, when a body dies, love is the final truth it leaves behind.
Sylvia Boorstein offers advice to a parent who is disappointed in their adult children.
What do you want to be for Halloween? Who do you want to be in life? Ira Sukrungruang on the costumes we wear.
While he was changing his tennis shoes, Mr. Rogers was quietly changing children’s lives — and ours as well.
Buddhist children’s literature offers parents a fun, gentle way to share dharma concepts and practices with their kids.
The Little Spirits Garden in British Columbia gives parents “spirit houses” to memorialize children lost in miscarriage and stillbirth.
Whether meditating or doing headstands, Susan Moon’s small self continues to reach for something beyond.
In Japan, Jizo Bodhisattva is the “guardian of children who have died.” Zen priest and grief counselor Dojin Sarah Emerson recalls how the Jizo Ceremony helped after the death of her daughter.