Your Child Is a Live-In Zen Master

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By Jon Kabat-Zinn

It can be easier to live in a monastery meditating 24 hours a day than to practice mindful parenting, says Jon Kabat-Zinn.

In his talk at Lincoln Center, he offered support to fellow parents, encouraging us to think of our children as live-in Zen masters who will unfailingly push our buttons, giving us the opportunity to pull ourselves out of reactive habits and into a better place for the whole family.

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