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Parenting is not an intellectual endeavor. It does not emanate from the head. If it did, the smartest people would be the best parents, and I have never noticed that. Good parenting is a matter of how rooted you are … Continue reading

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Our Parents

Our parents cast long shadows over our lives. When we grow up, we imagine that we can walk in the sun, free of them. We don’t realize, until it’s too late, that we have no choice in the matter; they’re … Continue reading

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What Women Need Throughout Their Lives

From birth to age 18, a girl needs good parents; from 18 to 35, she needs good looks; from 35 to 55, she needs a good personality, and from 55 on, she needs cash. Sophie Tucker

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10 Lessons For Living

It is not easy for us to change. But it is possible. And this capacity is our glory as human beings. The only way to assure being loved is to be a person worthy of love. If you desire greater … Continue reading

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A Message From Children To Their Parents

Don’t spoil me. I know quite well that I ought not to have all I ask for. I’m only testing you. Don’t be afraid to be firm with me. I prefer it. It lets me know where I stand. Don’t … Continue reading

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