5 Ways to Help Children Be Who They Are

June 18, 2020
We as teachers can serve as a pivotal inspiration for genuineness to arise in our students. Here are five specific ways to promote a child’s ability to feel comfortable with who they are.

Education of the Heart: Research-backed Educator Resources

April 8, 2020
This website offers an extensive selection of readings and resources, covering topics such as Social and Emotional Learning, mindfulness and awareness in education, the value of kindness and compassion in the classroom, and more.

40 Children’s Books that Teach Kindness

April 3, 2020
This booklist is from Happy You, Happy Family, a blog by author and mom Kelly Homes.

Meditating with Your Child

April 9, 2018
A talk for parents with advice on how to meditate with their children.

Panyaden School’s 12 Wise Habits

February 26, 2018
The guiding principles of Panyaden International School are represented by these 12 Wise Habits. Read them here or download a copy to put up as a friendly reminder.

Alaya’s Principles of Practice

February 14, 2018
The Principles of Practice provide a direction and purpose to our work at Alaya Preschool, and perhaps even to our lives altogether.

Play’s the thing, says Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche

February 11, 2018
Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche addresses a group of kids. Watch the video and read the transcript here.

How to Practice Metta with Children

February 10, 2018
You’re never too young to practice loving-kindness. Gail Silver on how to teach metta to your kids.

Review of Little Sid

February 8, 2018
A review of a children's book about the early life of Siddhartha Gautama.

Childhood Pets, Animals, and Kindness

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