Mothers and Transitions

In honor of Mother’s Day, here is a selection of stories relating to childbirth, parenting, caring for aging parents and dealing with their passing—with mindfulness.

Few words evoke as many immediate emotions and thoughts as the word "mother." This, our very first relationship, can be described in a million ways, for a million reasons. Even long past childhood, they shape and influence who we are, and we, them. Read on…

Perfectly Ordinary Days

Childbirth and Beyond


8 Mindful Practices for Parents

Barbie Dolls and Bottom Lines

Grandmother Mind

Love is the Measure of Our Practice

Sprouting Seeds of Compassion

The Art of Losing: On Writing, Dying and Mom

Death Don’t Have No Mercy: A Memoir of a Mother’s Death