Thursday, July 30, 2009


There is one thing you and I as parents cannot do, not do we want to do if we really think about it, and that's control our children's will—that spirit that lets them be themselves apart from you and me. They are not ours to possess, control, manipulate, or even to make mind.

(Barbara Coloroso (20th century), U.S. parent educator and author. Kids Are Worth It, epilogue (1994).)

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