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To depend on one's own child is blindness in one eye;
To depend on a stranger, blindness in both eyes.
If we focus mostly on how we might have been partly or wholly to blame for what might have been less than a perfect, problem- free ...
Our [adult] children have an adult's right to make their own choices and have the responsibility of living with the consequences. ...
I would hope that parents and grown children could be friends. When a friend confides in you that she's going to do something that ...
Even though I had let them choose their own socks since babyhood, I was only beginning to learn to trust their adult judgment.. . ...
Never lend your car to anyone to whom you have given birth.
When a child becomes an adult . . . the elders are fearful. And for good reason . . . not we but they are the germinators of futur ...
The power we exert over the future behavior of our children is enormous. Even after they have left home, even after we have left t ...
It helps parents to feel better if we remind them of our failures with them! And how they turned out just fine despite our imperfe ...
"Hello, Arthur. This is your mother. Do you remember me? . . . Someday you'll get married and have children of your own and Honey, ...
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