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The Conscious Parent: Transforming Ourselves, Empowering Our Children
Shefali Tsabary, PhD
Namaste Publishing / Softcover / 2010-11-01 / 1897238452
Families and Parenting / Mindfulness Meditation
price: $29.95 (may be subject to change)
300 pages
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Written by Namaste author Shefali Tsabary, PhD, with the Preface by His Holiness the Dalai Lama and advance acclaim by authors Eckhart Tolle, Marianne Wiliamson, Marci Shimoff, Laura Berman Fortgang, and other leaders in the field of parenting, this is the book we've all been waiting for.

This innovative parenting style recognizes the child’s potential to spark a deep soul-searching leading to transformation in parents. Instead of being merely the receiver of the parents’ psychological and spiritual legacy, children function as ushers of the parent’s development.

Once parents are learning alongside their children, power, control, and dominance become an archaic language. Instead, mutual kinship and spiritual partnership are the focus of the parent-child journey.

Parents unwittingly pass on an inheritance of psychological pain and emotional shallowness. To handle the behavior that results from this, traditional books on parenting abound with clever techniques for control and quick fixes for dysfunctionality.

In contrast, in Dr. Tsabary’s conscious approach to parenting, children serve as mirrors of their parents’ forgotten self.

The parent who is willing to look in the mirror has an opportunity to establish a relationship with their own inner state of wholeness.

Once a parent finds their way back to their essence, they enter into communion with their children. The pillars of the parental ego crumble as the parent awakens to the ability of their children to transport them into a state of presence.--- from the publisher

About the Author:

Born in India, Shefali Tsabary, PhD, was exposed to the philosophy of Eastern “mindfulness” at an early age and integrates its teachings with Western psychology. Dr. Tsabary completed her doctoral training in Cinical Psychology at Columbia University, New York. Leading workshops around the world and lecturing extensively in schools, to parent groups, and for corporations, she is author of the book It’s a Mom: What You Should Know About the Early Years of Motherhood, which debuted on the Indian National Bestseller List for four weeks.

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