In Dr. Bernie Siegel’s new book, Buddy’s Candle, a father shares a meaningful story from his childhood with his nine year old son. In a gentle way, the father describes how a loving dog named Buddy not only helped him to heal when facing a serious illness, but also changed his life in miraculous ways. Buddy’s Candle is a touching and heartwarming story. In its gentle way, it helps us to deal with grief and teaches us how to live life fully and accept loss and death with an open heart. The original and charming illustrations by Mari Gayatri Stein take us on a joy filled adventure. These full spectrum color drawings add humor, and a heartfelt exuberance.
As a surgeon who has worked with people with life threatening illnesses for many years, Dr. Bernie Siegel shares in this story his belief that there is a light in each of us by God's/Dog's design. And, that we are all a part of the candle parade of light. As long as we remember to love, our candles will glow with life as will Buddy's candle across the Rainbow Bridge. This is a story both children and adults will find healing, uplifting, and inspiring.
The beloved physician who wrote the mega-bestseller Love, Medicine and Miracles and other enormously popular books guides readers through the ups and downs, joys and heartaches of parenting
During his many years working with thousands of patients and their families, Dr. Bernie Siegel became an expert on how to turn sometimes trying situations into opportunities for personal growth. In his newest book, this husband of more than 50 years, father of five children, and grandparent of eight, shares the gems garnered from his practice and his own family life to show readers what he’s learned about raising kids with love, wisdom, and humor.
How much time with you do your kids need? How do you teach your children values? When kids misbehave, how do you mix appropriate anger and discipline with love? What are some ways to help children adjust to separation or divorce? Should you get a family pet? With a wealth of quotes, anecdotes, parenting tips, and his comforting, caring, down-to-earth tone, Dr. Siegel addresses the myriad questions that parents face as they strive to guide their kids to happy, healthy adulthood.
Delivered with just the right dose of compassion, inspiration, and gentle humor, Love, Magic and Mudpies is an insightful and supportive guide on every aspect of parenting.
For parents who want to help their children learn how difficulties can become blessings.
Smudge Bunny is the story of Smudge, Dr. Bernie Siegel’s beloved pet rabbit, and her journey to reach their home and family. In recounting her story, Smudge comes to realize that sometimes the paths in life that look like detours are really just different ways to get to where she was meant to be all along.
Written at a child's level with warmth and playfulness, the book is a wonderful gift for animal lovers as well, teaching the true spirit of kinship between humans and their pets.