_Practice seeing your children as perfect just the way they are. See if you can stay mindful of their sovereignty from moment to moment, and work at accepting them as they are when it is hardest for you to do so.
(Excerpt from "Everyday Blessings" by Myla and Jon Kabat Zinn. For more tips from the book visit http://www.shantigeneration.com/blog/12-exercises-for-mindful-parenting-by-myla-and-jon-kabat-zinn)

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