Childhood Illness: recommended reading from the Kindergarten faculty

All children go through illnesses at some point in their growth. Their bodies are organisms performing miraculous feats and will sometimes create an illness just for an opportunity to slow down, rest and grow. We see illness as a very spiritual time and when children have a fever, they are many times in a very quiet meditative or dreamlike state. We must respect this “space” they are in and allow them absolute peace and quiet when they are ill. Being available to your child and honoring the space of this time is what best facilitates the healing process.

Read the whole article online here: http://www.waldorfhomeschoolers.com/childhood-illness-the-molding-of-the-human-being

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