Starbright--Meditations for Children Author:Maureen Garth Driven by the desire to help her three-year-old daughter settle down into a peaceful night's sleep, Maureen Garth devised meditations that would help her daughter feel secure and cared for. Starbright is a collection of the stories Garth created as her child grew older. These innovative meditations are simple visualizations parents and te... more »achers can read to their children to help them sleep, develop concentration, awaken creativity, and learn to quiet themselves. "Unfortunately, a lot of children have trouble learning these techniques by the time they are seven or eight," writes Garth. "Relaxation and visualization, if taught at an earlier age, could enhance not only children's school work but other areas of their lives. Their concentration would improve; their artistic abilities would develop; they would feel more centered; their daydreaming could not only bring joy, but be constructive."In her engaging, warm, and personal style, Garth teaches parents how to help their children relax, concentrate, and develop artistic and mental abilities, as well as enjoy a good night's sleep.« less
Someone recommended this book to help my daughter sleep as she was having nightmares and imagining monsters. I cannot recommend this book enough. It has made a wonderful difference in our bedtime ritual.