Did you do anything spiritual to celebrate these changes in your children. Such as pregnancy, infancy, young childhood, older (school aged) childhood, adolescents, coming of age??
I'm thinking about doing one for my older son here in the next year or so (maybe sooner, depending on how much he grows). Did you do any spiritual transitions with your kids? Got any tips or ideas? Positive stories?
Answer by Amaranth361 at 10:57 AM on Oct. 5, 2009
I have a friend that does this with her children, I am sorry I wish I knew more about it to give you some ideas. I do think its a wonderful thing to celebrate milestones past the first year or two. i do plan on celebrating with my daughter when she hits puberty, the women in my family always did something special when their daughters "became women" I don't know if i would call it spiritual but it was a bonding experience :) I wonder if their are any good books out there on it? I have seen many geared towards adolescents maybe you could find a book of celebrations for young children/adults.
Answer by 3_ring_circus_ at 1:56 AM on Oct. 5, 2009
Answer by outstandingLove at 2:20 AM on Oct. 5, 2009
Because my DH and I are on separate paths we do not raise our children to be on either. So, we don't include them in any of our religious practices. At the moment my oldest is 3. Now, as he gets older, if he, or his brother, wish to begin searching, they may, and if my path is right for them we will start doing those types of things but for now? No. However... When I brought them home I did ask that the house spirits accept them. I didn't want them to be seen as intruders in the house or be a target for anything that resides with us. Beyond that, I did not.
Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 9:01 AM on Oct. 5, 2009
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