Thank you for your interest in contributing a verse to The Mindful Parent website. Submitting a contribution is as easy a sending
an e-mail. The process for developing a verse can be one that fills you with joy.
If you are not familiar
with the Mindful Parenting "Verse and Commentary" format, please examine the following example verse
or visit the Verses
of the website and examine the layout of any one of the verses contained in this site. You should observe
that a submission consistes of four parts:
1. The Title
3. The Commentary
4. The Image
You are welcome to submit
any or all of the above. If, for example, you submit a title, verse, and a photograph, we will put together a short commentary
that we hope touches on the insight and feeling your verse and photo impart.
Be sure to let us know in the e-mail
how you would like to be acknowledged. A popular request is to identify one's first initial and last name and
city and state. But by all means include as much or little information as you wish.
Create the Verse from within
a Mindful Parenting State
We suggest that you create the verse while in a mindful state. This means that you
might establish for yourself a calm and relaxing mood while bringing into awareness an event or instance when you were partcularly
moved by your child's presence in your life. Or take a moment to jot down a verse that comes to mind during or shortly
after you experience such an wonderful event or instance. Click here
for a brief discussion of the joy to be experienced creating
and using mindful parenting verses.
There is no criteria for acceptance other than that the submission derives from an open
Please click on the link below to send us an e-mail with your submission. You may attach an image of any size.
Please note that we reserve the right to crop images and to edit material that is submitted. If you are wary of such modifications,
please let us know of your concerns and we will be sure to honor your wishes before anything is published on the website. If
you wish, you may request that we provide you with a link to view the Verse, Commentary, and/or Photograph to ensure your comfort.