Mindfulness for Parents

  • by Amber Hatch
  • Narrated by Colleen Prendergast
  • 8 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Parenting may be our most important and rewarding task, yet dealing with the everyday pressures of family life is a constant challenge. Mindfulness is the number-one tool for staying present and calm amidst the chaos. So how can we parents be more mindful when raising our children?
In this personal yet extremely practical guide, Amber Hatch will show you what mindfulness is, how you do it and how it will help you rise to the challenges of parenthood.
Packed with examples, you will learn how to:
Stay calm in a crisis
Feel more connected to your children
Deal with day-to-day pressures and flashpoints
Feel good about how you talk to your family
Keep a sense of perspective
Maintain and develop a meditation practice.
Whether you already use mindfulness techniques or not, this audiobook will help you achieve a calmer, happier and more relaxed family life. If you are a happy mum, you will have a happy baby.

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What the Critics Say

"Parenting is possibly our most rewarding and challenging task. Amber Hatch provides a wide-ranging account of how mindfulness and compassion can support and enrich parenting. She writes from a depth of knowledge and experience, and with a fluency and skill that makes the ideas accessible and useable. Her work is at the forefront of an important and very promising field of enquiry." (Willem Kuyken, Professor of Clinical Psychology and Director of the Oxford Mindfulness Centre, Oxford University)

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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Not for me, but certainly for other people

What would have made Mindfulness for Parents better?

The author lost me right at the beginning with her "natural birth at home" story. To me it sounded way too woo-y. If your into the whole "natural is best" thing, this is for you. If you are looking for a secular and more scientifically explained approach to mindfulness (like me), it's not for you.


Has Mindfulness for Parents put you off other books in this genre?

Not entirely. If I want to buy other books from this genre, I will just have a better look at them first. I bought this on a whim.


Any additional comments?

I just loved the reader's voice and accent!

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- lazylinchen

had some good points

had some good points to follow however I struggled to stay with the narrator at times as her voice was quite monotonous.
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- m.cansdale

Book Details

  • Release Date: 11-04-2017
  • Publisher: Audible Studios