This video explains the benefits of mindfulness on both parents and children.
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Benefits of Mindfulness can be found on this site: www.greatergood.berkeley.edu/topic/mindfulness
Resources that teach mindfulness:
Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn. A practical exercise of mindfulness (video)
Eckhart Tolle. A New Earth.
Coyne and Murrell. The Joy of parenting.
McCurry. Parenting Your Anxious Child with Mindfulness and Acceptance.
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