Books and Resources for Children, Teens and Parents

Books for Children

A Handful of Quiet: Happiness in Four Pebbles, by Thich Nhat Hahn

A World of Pausabilities: An Exercise in Mindfulness, by Frank J. Sileo

Alphabreaths: The ABCs of Mindful Breathing, by Christopher Willard

Breathe Like a Bear: 30 Mindful Moments for Kids to Feel Calm and Focused Anytime, Anywhere, by Kira Willey

Have You Filled a Bucket Today?: A Guide to Daily Happiness for Kids, by Carole McCloud

I Am Peace: A Book of Mindfulness, by Susan Verde

Mindful Bea and the Worry Tree, by Gail Silver

Moody cow Meditates, by Kerry MacLean

Peaceful Piggy Meditation, by Kerry Lee MacLean

Sometimes I Feel Like a Fox, by Danielle Daniel.

Visiting Feelings, by Lauren Rubenstein

You Are Enough, by Ofosu Jones-Quartey

Zen Pig: The Art of Gratitude, by Mark Brown

Books for Teens

5-Minute Mindfulness Meditations for Teens, by Nicole Libin

Mindfulness for Teen Anger: A Workbook to Overcome Anger and Aggression Using MBSR and DBT Skills, by Mark C. Purcell

Mindfulness for Teen Anxiety: A Workbook for Overcoming Anxiety at Home, at School, and Everywhere Else, by Christopher Willard

The Mindful Teen: Powerful Skills to Help You Handle Stress One Moment at a Time, by Dzung X Vo, M.D.

The Mindfulness Journal for Teens: Prompts and Practices to Help You Stay Cool, Calm, and Present, by Jennie Marie Battistin

Books for Parents

Brainstorm: The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain, Daniel J. Siegel

How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk, by Adele Faber

Parenting from the Inside Out, by Daniel J. Siegel

Sitting Together: A Family-Centered Curriculum on Mindfulness, Meditation & Buddhist Teachings, by Sumi Lounden Kim

The Blessing Of A Skinned Knee: Raising Self-Reliant Children, by Wendy Mogel

The Mindful Child: How to Help Your Kid Manage Stress and Become Happier, Kinder, and More Compassionate, by Susan Kaiser Greenland

Wherever You Go, There You Are: Mindfulness Meditation In Everyday Life, by Jon Kabat-Zinn

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Authentic Love, by Sumi Loundon Kim

Connecting from the Heart: How to Use Nonviolent Communication With Our Children, by Dave Soliel

5 Mindful Tips for Parenting Conundrums, by Tessa Watt

How to Help Your Child’s Compassion Grow: Parenting Videos, by Susan Harris, Kelly Whalen and Maryam Abdullah

9 Self-Compassion Exercises & Worksheets for Increasing Compassion, by Courtney E. Ackerman

Mindful Parenting, Made Simple, by Sumi Loundon Kim

The Hardship We Accept, The Gratitude We Choose, by Susan Salzberg

The In-between State, by Pema Chodron

The Ultimate Me-Time for New Parents, by Sumi Loundon Kim

What is the Negativity Bias?, by Kendra Cherry


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