Quotation by Ruth Davidson Bell

To be faced with what so-and-so's mother lets him do, or what the teacher said in class today or what all the kids are wearing is to be required to reexamine some part of our belief structure. Each time we rethink our values we reaffirm them or begin to change them. Seen in this way, parenthood affords us an exceptional opportunity for growth.
Ruth Davidson Bell (20th century), U.S. author. Ourselves and Our Children, By Boston Women's Health Book Collective ch. 3 (1978).
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