Many of us feel instinctively that newborn babies come into the world “trailing clouds of glory” as William Wordsworth put it — if not memories of a higher plane, at least an innocent openness and capacity for intuitive knowledge. Like Wordsworth, we sense that “heaven lies about us in our infancy.” As parents and caregivers, we want to help our children maintain the buoyant sense of well-being that results from this direct connection to their own souls and inner wisdom. But too often, as children grow up, the connection to this inner realm is lost. Continue Reading »