Why I Learned to Meditate: An Excerpt

In this excerpt from Parenting in the Present Moment, I share how I (reluctantly) decided to attend a class in mindfulness-based stress reduction. That class changed my life, and my parenting.

I’m Not a Parenting Expert, I Wrote a Parenting Book Anyway

I wrote a parenting book because I needed to re-learn the skills I allegedly learned in kindergarten: how to take a few deep breaths and not throw a tantrum every time I don’t get what I want; how to give myself a time out when I need it; and how to play nice with the people I love.