Creating and Using Joy Jars with Children

August 24, 2022
Joy jars are a fun and effective way to bring awareness to moments that light children up and practice gratitude. This resource includes all the hows and whys, including science based research, prompts, materials to use, and other reflections.

Family Practice Guidelines

June 18, 2020
Four simple guidelines for practicing as a family.

How to Raise an Emotionally Resilient Child

June 1, 2020
Emotional health, says parent coach Krissy Pozatek, means accepting the full range of human emotions, both the painful and the positive. For parents who wish their children nothing but happiness, that can be difficult.

6 Ways to Stay Connected in a Space of Wisdom

May 1, 2020
Middle Way Education and the Rigpé Yeshé Children Programme got together to think about families around the globe who are adjusting to a whole new way of being together. They came up with a list of suggestions and activities to connect as a family, in a space of wisdom.

Sacred Spaces at School and Home

April 27, 2020
Middle Way Education's Noa Jones and Lama Karma Justin Wall share suggestions and contemplations on creating a sacred space at home or in school.

How to Hold a Family Meditation

March 18, 2020
Inspiration and tips on how to share a quiet moment of family meditation together with your children.

Conversations about Cause and Effect

February 26, 2018
Summer reflects on how she speaks to her own children about karma and the six realms of existence.

Reflections from a Mother on the Path

January 26, 2018
Summer Adams reflects on the poignancy of motherhood as a Buddhist practitioner.

Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche’s Address to Children (1978)

January 24, 2018
Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche addresses children from his sangha in 1978.

Childhood Pets, Animals, and Kindness

December 20, 2017
Talking to children about animals, the ethics of eating meat, and cultivating compassion.