The Conscious Parent
This innovative parenting style recognizes the child’s potential to spark a deep inner-searching leading to transformation in parents. Instead of being merely the receiver of the parents’ psychological legacy, children function as ushers of the parent’s development.
Once parents are learning alongside their children, power, control, and dominance become an archaic language. Instead, mutual kinship and human partnership are the focus of the parent-child journey. Parents unwittingly pass on an inheritance of psychological pain and emotional shallowness. To handle the behavior that results from this, traditional books on parenting abound with clever techniques for control and quick fixes for dysfunctionality.
In contrast, in Dr. Tsabary’s conscious approach to parenting, children serve as mirrors of their parents’ forgotten self. The parent who is willing to look in the mirror has an opportunity to establish a relationship with their own inner state of wholeness. Once a parent finds their way back to their essence, they enter into communion with their children. The pillars of the parental ego crumble as the parent awakens to the ability of their children to transport them into a state of presence.