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- The Ultimate Me-Time for New Parents
- Mindful Parenting, Made Simple
- How to Meditate While Raising Kids
- Goodnight Metta: A Bedtime Meditation for Kids
- How Practice Can Actually Get Better after Having Children
- Hellooo… Anybody Home?
- Authentic Love
- How to Create a Dharma Culture at Home
- Meditating… with Kittens!
- Let’s Talk: A Family Affair
- Virtual Virtual Reality: on social media and Buddhism’s next generation(s)
Overview of Curriculum
“When our families are tended with mindfulness and compassion, our lives and the lives of our children flourish.”
Jack Kornfield and Trudy Goodman, from the Foreword for Sitting Together: A Family-Centered Curriculum on Mindfulness, Meditation, and Buddhist Teachings
Sitting Together: the Curriculum Set
36 lesson plans including meditation practices, homework, readings, and questions for parents, teachers, and group study. Details »
36 lesson plans with meditation exercises, stories, crafts, songs, and games. Details »
“In Sitting Together, Sumi Loundon Kim has created a wonderfully rich mindfulness curriculum for families. She weaves together her great wisdom and compassion and a strong base of practical, real life experience….” — Joseph Goldstein, author of Mindfulness
“Sumi Kim’s whole life has gone into the making of this wondrous curriculum. Realistic, sensitive, thorough, it gives you all you need to expand your parental heart, hone your parental skills, and share with your children the joys of simple spiritual practice….” — Norman Fischer, author of What is Zen?
“Spirituality matters when it comes to raising resilient children and parents often ask me for a soup to nuts program that teaches spirituality to kids. Kudos to Sumi for delivering just that!…” — Susan Kaiser-Greenland , author of The Mindful Child and co-founder of Inner Kids
“As one would expect in a book from Buddhist teacher Sumi Loundon Kim, warmth, wisdom, humor and insight shine from its pages. I am deeply grateful that Sitting Together has been given to our world.” — Ven. Phap Hai, senior monastic disciple of Venerable Thich Nhat Hanh and author of Nothing to It