Peaceful Piggy's Guide to Sickness and Death, Sadness and Love
Faced with the challenging stages of experiencing a loved one's illness or death, young pigs find inner peace through mindfulness activities.
When someone we love gets sick, we little piggies worry! Luckily, there is one good thing we peaceful piggies can do: meditate.
When someone we love gets sick, we little piggies worry! It can feel scary when a person we care about is sick or in a hospital. Luckily, there is one good thing we peaceful piggies can do: meditate.
This is a story about love.
Experiencing a loved one's illness or death is challenging for both children and their grownups. With three distinct sections to choose from--when someone we love is sick, dying, or has died--this guide will help you easily find soothing and practical mindfulness activities focused on what your young one needs in order to guide them through their big emotions and questions. These practices will help calm and empower children--and their grownups--as they discover they can still be with their loved ones through their heart connection, no matter where they are.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Kerry Lee MacLean is the author and illustrator of several award-winning and bestselling picture books, including Moody Cow Meditates and Peaceful Piggy Meditation. Kerry has been leading family meditative arts workshops in North America, Australia, and Europe for fifteen years. She is the mother of five young adults who still employ meditation as an important tool in their busy lives.
"The loving voice of a grandmother's wisdom emanates from the practical guidance and loving comfort provided on each page. MacLean's latest is a must-have for every parent's bookshelf and local library."
—Sumi Loundon Kim, author of Sitting Together: A Family-Centered Curriculum on Mindfulness, Meditation, and Buddhist Teachings
"Kerry's Peaceful Piggy skillfully offers a way for children to process illness and death, topics that continue to be so often unspeakable, and yet so present in our lives. A beautiful and timely book that will be a most enriching addition to my therapy practice and my family."
—Sara Marlowe, therapist and author of No Ordinary Apple and My New Best Friend