Guidance for Raising Children with Dharma

January 10, 2023
A variety of resources to help raise children with Dharma in mind, from the perspective of teachers of the three main Buddhist traditions.

Joyful Parents, Successful Children: A Free Book by Lama Zopa Rinpoche

February 9, 2021
This complete, free book is offered through the Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive, and was written by Lama Yeshe Rinpoche for parents. While the intended audience is parents who are Buddhist, there is much wisdom and practical advice here for anyone who wishes to be of benefit to children

Time Outs, Strong Emotions & Needing Space: Lessons from a Buddhist Preschool

December 16, 2020
Deborah McNamara offers her experiences applying the Principles of Contemplative Parenting shared by Alaya Preschool in Boulder, Colorado.

Let’s Try Something New: Lessons Learned from a Buddhist Preschool

December 16, 2020
Deborah McNamara explores the principles of Contemplative Parenting as shared by Alaya Preschool, and reflects on how they relate to her experiences as a parent.

How to Use the Body to End Stress and Tantrums

June 3, 2020
Five tips on how to practice tuning in to the body to manage emotions.

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.

5 Tips for Mindful Parenting

March 18, 2020
Parent, educator and Buddhist Chaplain Sumi Loundon Kim offers "5 supremely doable steps to bring mindfulness to parenting” from Lion’s Roar.

Nurturing an Intentional, Compassionate Family

February 27, 2020
A 4-part series of talks by Sumi Loundon Kim on mindful parenting.

Little Baby Buddhas—A Community Blog for Buddhist Parents and Educators

May 29, 2018
Little Baby Buddhas website is a community blog maintained by some Buddhist parents/educators who wish to put together a resource for the Buddhist parenting community.

Giving Space and Finding Joy

April 12, 2018
Re-experiencing the childlike joy inherent in meditation.