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Our Mission

Our mission is to spread happiness by teaching parents simple, fun skills that bring more joy into their lives and into the lives of their children.

We believe that seeking happiness is not selfish, but that it is the first and best way to make the world a better place.

If in our daily life we can smile, if we can be peaceful and happy, not only we, but everyone will profit from it.  This is the most basic kind of peace work.”

–Thich Nhat Hanh


Recent Blog Entries

Friday Inspiration: Stroke of Insight

I first saw this stunning TED talk at least 5 years ago (maybe more) but I still think about it all the time! Worth a 2nd (or 3rd) watch.

Thursday Thought

I’m proud to pay taxes in the United States; the only thing is, I could be just as proud for half the money.” – Arthur Godrey

Motivating your kids with bribes (or threats)?

“If you empty the dishwasher right now, I’ll give you a dollar.” Does this sound familiar? We’ve all done it: offered our kids little bribes — and maybe even threatened … Read more…

Upcoming Classes & Events

Saturday, April 19, 2014
Online Parenting Classes
registration open -- enroll now!
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Hillview Middle School
Menlo Park CA
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Mindfully Balancing Work & Life with Dr. Christine Carter & Samantha Ettus
Free Online Registration
Friday, April 25, 2014
Curtis School
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, May 2, 2014
Conference for Early Childhood Professionals
Bend, OR