Affirming and informative, Nurturing a Gentle Heart: Exploring Spirituality with Preschoolers by Kristen Hobby shares methods to teach young children the value of meditation and the art to listening to their mind's eye. Thoughtful and essential, it portrays a meaningful path to self-awareness, one in which even the youngest students might begin to walk in the light of deliberate contemplation. While each of us is on our own spiritual journey, until now, few authors have tackled the question of when and how it is appropriate to educate children on their intuition. In a sincere hope to help children begin their path spiritual journey and educate parents how this informs his or her development, understanding and appreciation of the world around them, this book demystifies the evolving human spirit. In six chapters, with titles such as ?The Present and Aware Heart,? ?The Creative Heart,? ?The Natural Heart,? and ?The Reflective Heart,? the author binds readers to their actions and their intuitions. This book offers an alternative direction on how to exist, a quiet place far from the maddening world, a place where parents and other caregivers can create a safe, happy and peaceful environment for their children. In conjunction with listening and understanding one's inner voice, this fascinating guide shares a series of guided relaxation meditations that parents will find helpful along with a number of ways to introduce the concept of spirituality to very young children. Truly a delightful and relevant parenting guide, all the help and guidance we need to teach our children is now at our fingertips.