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Sat, Jul 13


Oak Park

Peaceful Parenting: Workshop & Family Event

Being a parent is rewarding but also challenging. Discover how to increase your patience and lessen your frustrations. Separate activities just for your kids!

Peaceful Parenting: Workshop & Family Event
Peaceful Parenting: Workshop & Family Event

Time & Location

Jul 13, 2024, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Oak Park, 13 Harrison St, Oak Park, IL 60304, USA


Meditation and mindfulness are tools that can empower you to be the person and the parent you want to be. As meditation teachers and the parents of three children, Paula and Joe will share their own experience and Buddha’s time-tested teachings to address practically the challenges of parents with kids of all ages. Each session will include practical instruction, guided meditation and time for questions.

You're welcome to bring your children (ages 4 & up) to participate in a separate meditation workshop for kids. Dory and David will guide kids through an engaging exploration of the practice of patience - how to wait, take turns, listen, and happily accept not getting what you want. Games and stories will reinforce the practical benefit of patience: it diminishes our frustration and anger, helps us get along with others, and makes us very happy!

No previous experience is necessary. Everyone is welcome!


2:00 - 2:55pm: Guided Meditation, Teaching and Discussion

break with refreshments

3:15 - 4:00pm: Guided Meditation, Teaching and Discussion


Kadampa teachers Paula Lozano & Joe Diglio will lead the workshop for adults.

Kadampa teachers Dory Domanowksi & David Wargula will lead the activities for children.


This event will be based on the following book(s):

It's not necessary to have your own copy, but some people like to follow along or read more afterward. You can click any title above to learn more about it or to order a printed, e-book, or audio copy (select books only) from Tharpa Publications. You can also purchase copies in person at our Oak Park and Wicker Park locations.


$35 per adult

No charge for children of adults attending the workshop

Discounts for members: 50% off for Standard Members; free for Plus Members and Benefactor Members. Please note: to receive the member discount, your membership must be active at the time the event will take place.

No one turned away for lack of funds; contact us to request financial accommodations. 

Refund policy


This in-person event is also available by livestream for monthly members. To attend by livestream, monthly members should register through the Livestreaming for Members page. Not a member? Learn more about our membership options here.


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