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For caregivers:

Mindfulness for Beginners: Reclaiming the present moment-and your life, by Jon Kabat-Zinn

The Mindful Child, by Susan Kaiser Greenland

The Emotional Life of Your Brain: How Its Unique Patterns Affect the Way You Think, Feel, and Live--and How You Can Change Them, by  Richard J. Davidson and Sharon Begley

Sitting Still Like a Frog: Mindfulness Exercises for Kids (and Their Parents), by Eline Snel

Articles for Caregivers:

The Mindful Revolution: Finding peace in a stressed-out, digitally dependent culture may just be a matter of thinking differentlyTime, February 2014.

How Meditation Works by Liz Kulze, The Atlantic, June 27, 2013.

Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction:  What It Is, How It Helps, by Will Baum, Psychology Today, March 18, 2010.

Websites for Caregivers:

For children (please preview before reading with your child to ensure the book is at the right developmental level for your child):

What Does It Mean To Be Present?,  by Rana DiOrio

Silence, by Lemniscates

The Listening Walk, by Paul Showers

Charlotte and The Quiet Place, by Deborah Sosin


(2014, January 6).  Meditation for Anxiety and Depression?. Retrieved from

 Walton, A.G. (2015, February 9). 7 Ways Meditation Can Actually Change The Brain., Forbes. Retrieved from

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