Fatherhood is a state of relating to others. It is the desire to teach, protect and guide those whom one has adopted as children. Fatherhood in my mind has little to do with dominance, paternalism and punishment, and more to do with confidence, humility and compassion. Indeed the archetype of the Father can be at turns strict (when necessary) and playful (when appropriate) and this is what pushes the child toward holistic growth and development.Read More
If you are at all familiar with new age movements you've probably heard the term "indigo child" or "crystal child". There's a lot of hype around those terms as they seek to describe a state of consciousness most frequently found in kids, but some adults as well.
In my opinion, the new age movement made the term somewhat of a joke, causing many people in the general public, parents, or people who may identify with the characteristics of being indigo or crystal, scoff and/or shy away from seeking to understand what it truly means, because frankly it can sound like kooky new age mess if you read the wrong source.Read More