Why Teach Stone Age Skills and Nature Connection?

As the parent of a 15 year-old son, I’ve spent a lot of time looking at the journey we are on together and how to best support him on his way to becoming a man. Having an obedient child would be easiest, but many children that are complacent as pre-teens become angry...

Parenting Impact

Every thoughtful parent eventually realizes that s/he is unqualified for the job of parenting.  You struggle to instill your values, protect your child from harm, and provide her with the tools necessary to become healthy and successful.  Your child resists your...

Children are Born to Grow up their Parents

Become wise like a child.  Imagine that anything is possible.  Be openly enthusiastic about new experiences.  Use your whole body to experience play.  Feel your anger, sadness, joy and fear intensely and completely, then let go to experience the next moment.  Give and...

Medicine Wheeling Trauma

The Journey to Wholeness is not a straight line. Climbing the mountain is not a precise metaphor. A better line would look like this (jagged line with plateaus), showing the places where we struggled and fell, our breakthroughs, and our “resting periods”. Perhaps the...