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Discussion in 'General Discussion Subforum' started by BagelSchnitzel, Aug 15, 2018.

  1. BagelSchnitzel

    BagelSchnitzel New Member

    Hi Guys,

    Still new here and too the whole TMS side of things. The recovery program along with Sarno's work have really changed my life alongside Jon Kabaat-Zinns audiobooks.

    Well, my wife and I have just found out we are expecting our first child, due date early next year. I am super excited and also nervous about doing a good job as a father.

    I was wondering if anyone could suggest any good books related to mindful parenting or raising children in a loving caring way?

    Thanks all, Absolutely love this incredibly helpful community.

    All the best,

    Alex
     
  2. MindBodyPT

    MindBodyPT Beloved Grand Eagle

    Hi Alex,

    Congratulations on the pregnancy! I have a 5 month old baby so I know the excitement and anticipation that comes at this time (and also sometimes the TMS flare ups!)

    When I was pregnant I read Jon and Myla Kabat-Zinn's book Everyday Blessings: The Inner Work of Mindful Parenting (https://www.amazon.com/Everyday-Blessings-Inner-Mindful-Parenting/dp/0786883146). Very helpful to get into the right mindset for welcoming a baby!

    I also really like Janet Lansbury's writing and podcasts, she writes about respectful parenting and I really like her philosophy. She also has a podcast called "Unruffled" that is in my queue. Here's her website with her writing and recs: http://www.janetlansbury.com/ (Home - Janet Lansbury) She's a child educator, not a psychologist or anything but I like her perspective.
     
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