Mindfulness begins at home. Preparing meals, washing dishes, paying attention to our bank account, playing with our children—all are opportunities to be fully present for our lives.

Mindful spending is a way of treating yourself, your community, and your money with respect, says Tara Gentile

Sharon Hunt shares how preparing food has become a sort of meditation practice for her. In this book review, Hunt explores how the same meditative quality permeates Urban Pantry, by Amy Pennington.

You're hungry, but what are you really hungry for? Sasha Loring on opening your heart, offering your attachments, and being mindful of when you're satisfied.

Children learn largely by example. Susan Kaiser Greenland explains how to use daily parenting "about to" moments to your advantage.

Nancy Bardacke shares how she has helped thousands of parents-to-be reduce stress, boost positive emotions, and manage both the contractions of labor and the contractions of life.