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Posted on Tue, Feb 15, 2011 : 9:07 a.m.

'On Being' host Krista Tippett to discuss spirituality and parenting tonight in Birmingham

By Pam Stout

Krista Tippett, journalist, author and Peabody-award winning broadcaster of the public radio program "On Being," is teaming up with author, psychotherapist and teacher Sylvia Boorstein for a live appearance in Metro Detroit.

Spirituality & Parenting: A Conversation on Wisdom and Learning for the Modern Family will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 15 at the The Community House at 380 S. Bates St. in Birmingham.

WDET and Metro Parent magazine promise a "lively conversation on children, parenting and the deep traditions that can nourish modern families."

Boorstein, co-founder of the Spirit Rock Meditation Center in California, brings together Jewish tradition and thought with a lifelong Buddhist practice. Author of "Happiness Is an Inside Job," she offers years of experience as a parent and teacher of mindfulness meditation.

Go to Metro Parent for more information about the Parenting and Spirituality event.

Do you listen to Krista Tippett's "On Being" radio show? What do you think of her programs?