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Indigo Children

3.65 of 5 stars 3.65  ·  rating details  ·  487 ratings  ·  42 reviews
The Indigo Children is a must for parents Learn what it means to have an Indigo Child and how to achieve balance in the minds of these precious new lives. We have so many questions about kids today: Are they smarter? Why are they committing suicide and killing each other? Why are so many of our best children being diagnosed with Attention Deficit Disorder? In this enlighte ...more
Paperback, 272 pages
Published May 1st 1999 by Hay House (first published 1999)
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Summer
Apr 08, 2008 Summer rated it 1 of 5 stars
Shelves: 2008
So have you ever met anyone who comes up with long-winded explanations of how a particular room has magickal energies and auras and you can feel the warmth of togetherness and family in it or something, where a better explanation for the feeling of warmth would be a particularly large south-facing window? That's pretty much what this whole "indigo children" thing is about. For example, here is a list of traits of the Indigo Child (from here: http://skepdic.com/indigo.html )

* They come into the
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Denise
In 2001-2002 I worked at a Montessori school in Southern Califorina. I was a Teacher's Aide & I was in charge of the afternoon daycare from 3-6 (or when ever the parents picked their children up). I had never heard of the Indigo Children. These children were not like I was when I was in grade school! I showed respect for my teachers & authority figures (whether they deserved it or not) because I was a child & that was what was expected of me. When I was told to do something, I did it ...more
Sherrie
OK i approached this book oin the recommendation of a friend, who is very much into new age philosophy, as am i.However this book is the biggest piece of garbage i ever spent money on. The whole philosophy of this book is that kids now are different than prior generations, which i tend to agree with.Their pproach to raising such kids is to basically put the control into their hands. One such idea was to "sell" a child time with something they enjoy, like TV or video games.They even thought it ma ...more
Laura
Give your kids the freedom without a world of medicine! Teach them real life lessons they have to learn to face the real world! Give your kids time and patience when it comes to their attention. The world of ADHD is a lot more far fetched then we would like to believe and medicine such as Ritalin is keeping our kids from growing up, only mellowing them out. If you grew up without medicine and your spouse grew up without medicine, do you really think your child needs medicine too? Whether the In ...more
Jeannine
I found this book fascinating and I'm interested in reading more information that has been published since this book came out. I'm not sure I buy into it completely, but the suggestions for working with indigo children really make sense when I look at the students I work with. I also had never heard of chronic reversed polarity which also has links to fibromyalgia. Again, I'm not sure what I think, but I found the theory fascinating.
Carolina
I loved this book. Even though I don't really agree with everything and not sure if my son would really be considered "indigo", I found the advise very useful and it makes a lot of sense. As a friend said, take what you need from them and forget the rest.
Sevda
Every parent should read this book.
Fox
Jun 29, 2009 Fox rated it 3 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: my sisters,
Recommended to Fox by: Townes van Zandt
I had a difficult time getting through this book.

I would like to rate it higher than I did, but I can't do that due to the slow start that this book offered. The last 100, 150 pages or so were good and engaging, but up to that point it was hard for me to read. The basic premise and lack of scientific credibility within the text made it a huge turn off to me.

Previous reviewers have stated that the book is primarily crap due to the fact that the traits "Indigo Children" exhibit are the traits exhi
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Natalie
While I do agree that children today are different, I think that it is ludicrous to talk about them like they are more special than everyone else. Indigo children have different gifts, but everyone has gifts... and weaknesses.
The stories written by adults who are indigo are pretty bitter. The whole premise of them is that they had rotten lives because nobody knew "who they were". In the words of one boy "I felt like a King working for a peasant, being treated as a slave". Even though they say t
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Mariana
Congratulations to the authors <3 They made a really good work!

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This book is a lot more informative then anything else. If you are searching for a dramatic story to pass time I don't recommend it. But if you are curious about this subject then it is a really good choice!
By the end of this book I could see this was a great effort from a great group of people, just to transmit us as much information as they could.
I have to admit there were
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Erin
I had heard about this book for years before I finally got my hands on a copy. What I heard about the book was great. I totally agree that the children being born now are different than previous children. I know even with my own children, the younger ones who are 12-14 years younger are very different children. I recognize qualities of an "Indigo" child in my sister's grand-children and anticipate these same qualities in my future grand-children. I also agree with the ideas in the book regarding ...more
Hope
If I could give zero stars, I would. I didn't even read it. I skimmed through looking to find something wonderful and was left feeling like it focused on the negative. Too bad. It's a fun topic, but this book just seemed yucky. I prefer books and things in life in general, that see things from a positive standpoint. This simply wasn't what I was looking for.
an
Indigo, mgkn kata yg jarang dikenal d Indonesia, tp penelitian membuktikan bahwa 90% dr anak < 10 tahun adl indigo. B’arbi bs dibilang bhw hampir semua anak adl indigo.

Tapi msh kurang perhatian utk anak” ini, bhkn metode sekolah sekarang dianggap tidak mampu mendukung perkembangan mereka.
Buku ini bny berisi tulisan atau wawancara dari para ahli tentang anak” indigo, hanya saja metode yg dterapkan mungkin hanya cocok bagi kultur setempat. Untuk Indonesia sendiri masih kurang tau. Cz klo diliha
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Ginny
Reading this book was like being trapped at the worst cocktail party ever, ears bent by crackpots with anecdotes about how "this generation" of children is "different" and "special" (one should understand of course that this is due to the evolved thinking of their grandparents and parents). I read it thinking that I might glean wisdom in odd places, but ended up thinking that some literary cul-de-sacs do not need exploration. At some point one of the "experts" said that Indigo children are brill ...more
Jackie
A very fascinating book the helps explain kids/adults that display traits and behaviors that may seem non-mainstream these days. I found that this book helped me identify and understand Indigos more clearly - which allows us to realize their thought process and to also help with the environment that they live in, the diet/nutrition that may "set them off", and just understanding their gifts that they have to offer. The book proposes that kids with ADD/ADHD may not necessarily have a "disorder", ...more
The Cute Little Brown-haired girl
While I believe in the concept of "some" children being especially gifted with knowledge and wisdom far beyond their years and with the inate ability to want to "save the planet"...I think that honestly, that all children have this ability and are intrinsically wanting to save that which adults have destroyed. I gave it a three star rating because it is a little too "woo-woo" for me, but the concept is a good one. I just wish the language of the book were a little more digestible for someone who ...more
Laura Scherer
Very eye opening and intuitive. A must read to help understand the children of today.
Christina
Jun 05, 2008 Christina rated it 1 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: People unwilling to take responsibility for their own actions and need an excuse.
Shelves: library, abandoned
Not reading it because I want to, reading it because it was "recommended" and I'll leave it at that so as not to incrimidate anyone.

Nevermind!!! I won't even finish it because of the sheer stupidity of it all! Sorry but I don't believe children are born with the self-entitlement issues that are described. If perhaps parents spent time parenting instead of treating their princess or prince like a princess or prince we wouldn’t be having these issues and the need to explain away behaviors.
Sammy Sutton
Indigo Children by Lee Carroll, is well written and informative for a general audience of readers. It provides a blanket explanation for a reader interested in researching a new era of gifted children. Lee has my praise for staying away from claims that are too fantastical. However, if you have a gifted child that possesses skills you wish to research or learn about, I would suggest finding books or materials, which could provide a little more depth and substance.
Taf Teh
Buku ini menjadi terlalu mudah untuk dihadam. Segala beban selama 35 tahun kerana hidup dalam kompleksiti (dan tidak faham diri sendiri) mula menghilang. Saya kini tidak perlukan jus serotonin, kapsul ritalin atau rantaian baru kromoson. Ohhh... MJ semestinya bangga kerana komuniti Indigo di Facebook telah mengiktiraf beliau sebagai megastar Indigo!!! Saya tumpang gembira...

Kari
Apr 30, 2008 Kari is currently reading it
I'm about half way through and I would agree with the authors that anyone who has children, or is around them should read this book! Our daughter of 9monts fits the bill. You can see she already knows her purpose. Interesting info on ADHD/ADD and how our school systems need to give up the old ways of teaching to better nuture and mentor our children.
Teresa
I think this was when I read it. I read this book to figure out the new children being born and how to work with them. The end of the book gives ideas how to tell the difference between ADDH and Indigo and foods, nutrients that they may need due to the high energy that they consume. For anyone with kids under the age of 25
Fiona Robson
Read this after a couple of people referred to Nathanael as being an indigo. I agreed with those sentiments after reading this and began to recognise indigo traits in myself, too. However, I couldn't really see any basis for this theory and it was all a bit new agey for me to take too seriously.
Heather Peck
As the parent of an Indigo, this book helped me understand and relate to my Indigo child. That said, it was written in a sort of tacky manner and was rather annoying at times. It seemed every sentence ended in an exclamation point trying to convince the reader that the writers were THE BEST
Maire
I found this book annoying, badly written and so hard to read. I started it because I had been told about it several times and recommended it. So glad I didn't buy it. It's not often I don't finish a book but I just couldn't put myself through any more of it
Jaime
This book was recommended to me by a friend. It definitely gets a little out there at times. I think it has some good info for parents and anyone who felt like an outsider as a child. Check it out, you just might learn something.
Catalina Poiana
A book about us, the ones aged between 10 and 28 y.o. It's a psychological book, which brings in the attention of the adults how to raise these "new children". Try it, and you will find a path to understanding yourselves:)
Blair
and then the crystal children, and the super-psychic children in China who can see with their eyes closed... the world is large and full of mysteries.
Bethany
I started this book a couple of times and just couldn't get into it. I'm sure there's some great information in here, but it seems dense.
Cristiana
GREAT BOOK, CLEARLY WRITTEN. I'M AN INDIGO CHILDREN, SO I CAN FEEL WHAT THEY WROTE. TO RECOMMEND FOR THOSE WHO WANT TO KNOW MORE ABOUT US.
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After graduating with a business and economics degree from California Western University in California, Lee Carroll started a technical audio business in San Diego that flourished for 30 years.

As an engineer, where does channelling and Indigo children fit into all this? As Lee tells it, God had to hit him "between the eyes" to prove his spiritual experience was real. The year 1989 was the turning
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