After blinding Polyphemus, men from Odysseus's crew tried opening the goatskin sail. They would soon wash up on Aeaea.
After they washed up on Aeaea, Odysseus's crew, lead by Eurylochus at the time were all preparing for a feast with the goddess, Circe. Circe had then turned Odysseus's crew except for Eurylochus into pigs. After Odysseus was told a god by the name of Hermes that Circes weakness was a flower called moly, Odysseus had set off to defeat Circe who would soon fall in love with him. Circe said she would let them go if Teiresias told them if they go home.
Go to the underworld and if they say you leave I will let you go
You go home
that way to your home and watch out for Sirens, Scylla and Charybdis
Odysseus and his crew had eaten Helios's cattle so Helios contacted posiden who was currently mad at them for blinding Polyphemus so he drowned them and everyone but Odysseus had drowned
After his long Journey swimming back home, and with the help of Leucothea, a goddess named, Athene had told Odysseus
A message kids today could take away from this is if you are a leader than you should not give up, no matter how many conflicts you face