Childhood Development

Dreaming Our Children’s Life Forward: The Archetypal Development of Siddhartha’s Early Life

Childhood consists of a time when the paradoxical pull between a parent’s dreams for their child and the innate destiny a child will pursue spurs the process of development forward. I feel a joy in my heart as I watch my two son’s grow into their own being. When they laugh, my heart grows wider …

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Birth, the Miracle of Life & Archetypal Reveries from A Father’s Perspective

A Father’s Perspective of the Miracle of Life The intrauterine life of the fetus consists of 40 weeks of complete immersion in the womb. This environment exposes the child to the nurturing and devouring nature of the mother archetype. While the child has direct exposure to both the physical and symbolic mother during their gestational …

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Siddhartha and Archetypal Themes of Early Childhood Development

The story Siddhartha written by the Nobel Laureate author Herman Hesse has differences from the true life of Siddhartha Gautama, the prince that would eventually become the Buddha. Hesse presents Siddhartha as born to the Brahman caste, and having grew up in an intact family who lived near a riverbank situated by a forest. In …

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Reveries of Consciousness Development

Personal Reveries from Early Consciousness  Our journey to develop consciousness is intimately linked to the development of understanding that exists between life, death, and the other paradoxes that seem to govern the way our mind perceives and processes information. Therefore, the development of consciousness occurs during early childhood, matures throughout the lifecycle, encompasses both our …

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Weakness or Strength: Understanding Your Child’s Symptoms and Emotions from a Strength Based Perspective

Childhood behaviors are a major area of concern for the fields of psychology and education. As psychologists have advanced their diagnostic tool set, the list of disorders our children are exposed to, judged by, and labeled with has grown to staggering numbers in direct correlation with the advancements of our scientific endeavors. As a child, it seemed that I, along with most …

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Love, Fear, & Early Childhood Emotions: Understanding Your Child’s Plight to Develop Emotional Intelligence

Learning about our emotional landscape is a lifelong process. Defined as “a conscious mental reaction subjectively experienced as a strong feeling usually directed toward a specific object and typically accompanied by physiological and behavioral changes in the body” (Emotion, n.d.), Emotions can wreak havoc on our mental, physical, and even spiritual development. While emotions exist on …

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Working with Your Children’s Emotions

  A child’s imagination is limitless. Their emotions are no different. However, unlike their adult counterparts, children have not had the experience of learning effective ways to deal with the rising tides an emotional state can cause. How then, can we as parents, work with our children to teach them effective ways to handle emotionally distressing …

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Navigating Childhood Development: Ever Want Your Child to be Better Off than You?

Childhood is a rough time. Sit back, relax, take a deep breath, and go inside, to those fond memories you once had as a child. Examine the great times that were there, as you learned the finer points of your childhood experience. Remember the times of being popular. Remember all the friends you had that …

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