The following is an article we wrote and was
published in "Many Hands" Magazine.
Does your child act like a king or has difficulty with being told what to
do? Is your job as a parent or teacher challenging, more than most? Yes? Then read on. You may be in the company of an Indigo
There are children who do not seem to fit the school systems structure and some are labeled with ADD/ADHD when
in fact they may simply have within themselves special gifts and needs which are not being recognized and addressed. Some
refer to these children as the New Children.
These children have also been referred to as Indigo Children. Nancy Ann
Tappe, PhD, counselor and metaphysician first coined the term Indigo Children in her book Understanding Your life Through
Why the term Indigo? The indigo color is a mixture of Red and Blue. It is the Ray of the Aquarian Age, the
soul color. It represents self-mastery, inspiration and integration. It is the most powerful ray in the whole spectrum. Indigo
is associated with the pineal gland, the master gland for intuition according to Renee Brodie in The Healing Tones of Crystal
Bowls. When one stimulates the pineal gland, ones gifts of clairvoyance, clairaudience and clairsentience develop further.
That is why the Indigo children are so aware of and sensitive to their environments.
In 1999, the first book about
these children was written by Lee Carroll & Jan Tober, entitled The Indigo Children The New Kids Have Arrived. Lee &
Jan are self-help lecturers and authors. They used their international base of contacts to collect reports & comments
by accredited childrens workers, teachers, Ph.D.s, M.D.s and authors all over the country.
In human history, we have
evolved from the agricultural age to the information age as we access a global wealth of information through the Internet.
Changes are happening quite rapidly. Educators and writers such as Barbara Ann Brennan speak of our progressing into Homo
Spiritus, the next stage of our evolution.
How do Indigo children fit in? Indigo Children are being sent as our helpers
to awaken us to our spiritual potential.
They are a manifestation of humanity's evolution according to Ryan Maluski
Malagara, an adult Indigo who utilizes energy healing to work with these children.
A child may display a few or many
of the following characteristics:
1. Acts like royalty.
2. Has a feeling of deserving to be here, and are surprised
when others dont share that.
3. Has an obvious sense of self. They often tell parents who they are.
4. Has difficulty
with absolute authority.
5. Simply will not do certain things they are told to do.
6. Gets frustrated with systems
that are ritual-oriented requiring little creativity.
7. Often sees better ways of doing things both at home and at school,
which makes them seem like
8. Often exhibit knowledge or wisdom way beyond their immediate experiences
of the current life and
their chronological age.
9. Seems antisocial unless they are with other Indigos. School is
extremely difficult for them socially.
10. Will not respond to guilt discipline
11. Is not shy in letting you know
what they need.
12. Gets bored rather easily with assigned tasks. Seen as a daydreamer.
13. Is particularly creative.
14. Displays intuition.
15. Shows strong empathy to others.
16. Develops abstract thinking very early.
Identified or suspected as having ADD/ADHD.
18. Has very old, deep, wise-looking eyes.
19. Demonstrates self-esteem
Others describe the children's gifts on three levels:
1) super-intelligent. The child's IQ is oftentimes
found in the genius range. They are easily bored with the educational system as they learn at a faster rate or just may not
be interested in a subject. Many educators and doctors misunderstand and classify them as having ADD/ADHD.
Some have developed immunity to many diseases including HIV/AIDS.
The gifts range from telepathy
to moving objects simply by using their mind. These children may be frightening to parents because of their ability to see
beyond the third dimensional reality. They may be able to see angels and communicate with their guides and are misdiagnosed
by the psychiatric community and given drugs to suppress a natural ability.
We are currently using up to 15% of our
brain capacity. Much of the energetic pathways are laying untapped, dormant if you will. For Indigo Children, many of these
energetic pathways and doorways are open and are being utilized.
Each stage of development has a set of special needs
and skills pertaining to parents and their children. The goal is to raise the childs vibration/ frequency for an easier adaptation
making them feel like they belong here.
Ways to help Indigo Children include:
1. Grounding techniques through
meaningful and creative rituals, visualizations, by spending time in
nature and by bringing nature into your home.
Allowing quiet, free time is essential for their mental well-being.
3. Loving Discipline is vital for Indigos. Give the
child choices with an explanation of the
4. Educating your child at home or finding a school open to
allowing the child to learn through his own gifts, using their whole brain.
5. Treating nutritional deficiencies and eating
6. Healing the parent leads to healing the child. Unhealthy relationships places other strains on the
7. Parents who use a holistic approach are better equipped to handle these children.
8. Learning how
the childs body, mind and spirit functions.
9. Trust your intuition as there are so many modalities available as each
child is unique, has strong and
tenacious desires, needs and tastes. The ultimate goal for any of these modalities entails
bringing balance to the childs and familys daily life.
10. Natural remedies work best and include herbs, energy therapies
as Indigos are extremely sensitive to energy. They pick up on the energy of others and their environment and take it as their
own. They have a hard time knowing the difference between their energy and somebody elses. Reiki energy healing, Holographic
sound healing & Feng Shui are ancient arts to bring about balance to the body and the
11. Flood them
with love, patience, and harmony and they will blossom endlessly.
Jocelyne Lebowitz is an Advanced Practice RN, Energy
Healer and Feng Shui consultant. She is raising two Indigo children.
Richard Davis has practiced as a CPA &
financial consultant and is a health researcher and a practitioner of a number of energy healingmodalities.
both Indigos and are trained as Reiki Masters, Holographic Sound healers, Consegrety therapists, Theta Healing practitioners
and metaphysical teachers. They hold workshops on Indigo Children as well as teach a number of healing modalities to assist
the Indigos and those who care for them. Parents, teachers, healers, counselors and other professionals have benefitted from
attending their workshops.