Mindful Thoughts for Mothers

Mindful Thoughts for Mothers : A journey of loving-awareness

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'Mindful Thoughts for Mothers is the perfect present for mums everywhere. It explores a mother's world, helping the reader to hold a sense of the "bigger picture" while being present in the day-to-day.' - Mental Health Foundation

'The opposite of hardline, hectoring motherhood manuals, this charmingly illustrated hardback takes a gentle meander through the motherhood journey.' - Waitrose Weekend

Mindful Thoughts for Mothers brings mindful awareness to important moments on the mothering journey.

Part of the Mindful Thoughts series, this beautifully illustrated little book meditates on all aspects of motherhood, including:

The first few months
Your identity as a mother
Tantrums
Teenagers
Boundaries and compromise
...and many more

Motherhood is one of the most wonderful and powerful experiences we can have in life. As the early years of our children's lives unfold, we will undoubtedly experience the joys they bring, but will also encounter the stresses and demands that appear daily and nightly on the parenting path. Using mindfulness practice to manage these demands we can become more present and meet life with awareness, in the moment. These 25 focused reflections on motherhood will help you find greater self-understanding and enable you to navigate a mindful path along this exciting journey.

If you like this, you might also be interested in Mindful Thoughts for Fathers and Mindful Pregnancy and Birth.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 160 pages
  • 110 x 135 x 20.32mm | 204.12g
  • Lewes, United Kingdom
  • English
  • color illustrations
  • 1782407650
  • 9781782407652
  • 346,249

Table of contents

Introduction Mindfulness in Mothering
Love - A Beginning Without End
The First Few Months
Mothering Together
Identity - Self, Mother and Consciousness
Threads of Connection
The Imperfect Mother
Tantrums
Impermanence
The Daily Grind
A Mother's Radar
Challenges and Acceptance
Gratitude
Adoration and Irritation
Humour, Play and Movement
Boundaries and Compromise
Creativity
Food and Body
Delegation and Appreciation
Conflict and Communication
Teenagers - Safety and Surrender
Self-nourishment and Renewal
Mother Nature, Mother Nurture
Celebration and Presence
The Motherlines
The Journey Onwards
Acknowledgements
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About Riga Forbes

Riga Forbes is a mother, doula, complementary therapist, artist, and for over a decade has taught Birth Vision courses which support women to prepare for birth mindfully, using meditation, movement, and creativity. Riga has practiced Buddhist Vipassana meditation and worked in the healing arts for over 20 years, offering workshops in both Australia and the UK. She has two children, and is the author of Mindful Pregnancy & Birth (Leaping Hare Press, 2017).
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