Helping people to lead more meaningful & peaceful lives

Children & Young People



Growing up and parenting are two parts of life that are full of challenges - a connection to spirituality can help us find the way through. You will also find resources below to help make schools more nurturing, peaceful and meaningful places.

Spiritual books for children

A Good Childhood: Searching for Values in a Competitive Age by Judy Dunn and Richard Layard

All in a Day by Cynthia Rylant

Create your own Happy by Penny Alexander and Becky Goddard-Hill

Emma and Mommy Talk to God by Marianne Williamson

Hello Sacred Life by Kim Kras

Is Nothing Something? By Thich Nhat Hanh

Just In Case You Ever Wonder by Max Lucado

On the Day that you Were Born by Debra Frasier

On my Way to a Happy Life by Deepak Chopra

Teen Spirit  - Download all three parts of this book by Lindsay Ullmann who was bullied at her secondary school but managed to succeed despite this.

The Boy who Climbed into the Moon by David Almond

The Golden Rule by Ilene Cooper

The Lonely Tree by Nicholas Halliday

Spiritual parenting

The 10 Greatest Gifts I Give My Children by Steve W Vannoy

10 Principles for Spiritual Parenting by Mimi Doe and Marsha Walsh

Discover Your Children's Gifts by Don and Katie Fortune

Everyday Blessings: The Inner Work of Mindful Parenting by Jon and Myla Kabat-Zinn

The Joyful Child by Peggy Jenkins

Guardians of the Gift: Your Guide to Spiritual Parenting by Janice M. Stamm

Nurturing Your Teenager's Soul: A Practical Approach to Raising a Kind, Honorable, Compassionate Teen by Mimi Doe

Parenting as a Spiritual Journey by Nancy Fuchs-Kreimer

Parenting by Heart: How to Stay Connected to Your Child in a Disconnected World by Ron Taffel and Melinda Blau

Parenting from the Heart course

Parenting from the Inside Out: how a deeper self-understanding can help you raise children who thrive by Daniel J. Siegel and Mary Hartzell

Prenatal Parenting: The Complete Psychological and Spiritual Guide to Loving Your Unborn Child by Frederick Wirth

The Seven Spiritual Laws for Parents by Deepak Chopra

Soulful Parenting: How to Embrace, Engage, and Encourage Our Children by Susan Gale and Peggy Day

Spiritual Parenting by C H Spurgeon

Spiritual Parenting: A Guide to Understanding and Nurturing the Heart of Your Child by Hugh and Gayle Prather

Raising Children Compassionately: Parenting the Nonviolent Communication Way by Marshall B. Rosenberg


Resources for schools

Jenny Mosely’s Whole School Approach to wellbeing in primary schools

The Living Classroom: Teaching and Collective Consciousness by Christopher M. Bache

Forest Schools

Mindfulness in Schools Campaign

Mindfulness in Schools Project

Peaceful Schools

Working with Others