Each Friday, we share three topical longreads in our Weekend Reader newsletter. This week, Lion’s Roar magazine’s Andrea Miller appreciates the beginner’s mind of a child.
For years, Buddhist practitioner Leslie Davis felt she was too busy being a mother to practice Thich Nhat Hanh’s tradition of “Engaged Buddhism” properly. Eventually, she discovered that parenting itself is a form of Engaged Buddhism.
Sumi Loundon Kim offers five doable mindfulness tips for busy parents.
Lauren Casalino on how to get over the effects of insecure attachment.
John Becvar uses the Zen precepts as a guide for peaceful parenting that gives our childen love, trust, and self-confidence.
You’re never too young to practice loving-kindness. Gail Silver on how to teach metta to your kids.
Breeze Harper on the precarious balance of work and motherhood.
We review “The Day The Buddha Woke Up,” by Andrea Miller. From the July 2018 issue of Lion’s Roar magazine.
“How can I give my children hope for the future when it looks bleak?” Sylvia Boorstein on how to give our children hope in a worrying time.
Even in the daily insanity of parenthood, your Buddhist practice can thrive. As Sumi Loundon Kim explains, it’s all about how you see it.