You cannot teach a child to take care of himself unless you will let him try to take care of himself. He will make mistakes; and out of these mistakes will come his wisdom Henry Ward Beecher Far too often, I see parents assume responsibilities for their children. That’s our job, right? Our mission: shelter… Continue Reading
This article explores early archetypal development and the importance of fatherhood on early childhood development from a Jungian perspective.
In this essay, I explore from a depth psychological perspective our growing growing inability to dream, its effects on childhood development, current social woes, and what parents can do to help their children heal during this age of division.
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… Continue Reading
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… Continue Reading
Remember childhood? Remember those times when you longed for the attention of your parents, hoping that during their daily hustle they would somehow take a moment to simply engage your interests with undivided attention? Maybe they were to busy to pay attention to your every need; or maybe your immediate need was simply overshadowed by the countless… Continue Reading