Jane Adams


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  • 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 childhood, our guilt will overwhelm their pain. It becomes a story ab...
    Jane Adams (20th century), U.S. author and lecturer. I'm Still Your Mother, ch. 2 (1994).
  • The twenties are tryout years and what motivates young people are two contradictory impulses. The urge to create a structure that will serve their needs into the (barely) foreseeable future and the fe...
    Jane Adams (20th century), U.S. author and lecturer. I'm Still Your Mother, ch. 3 (1994).
  • Our [adult] children have an adult's right to make their own choices and have the responsibility of living with the consequences. If we make their problems ours, they avoid that responsibility, and we...
    Jane Adams (20th century), U.S. author and lecturer. I'm Still Your Mother, ch. 3 (1994).
  • It's a rare parent who can see his or her child clearly and objectively. At a school board meeting I attended . . . the only definition of a gifted child on which everyone in the audience could agree ...
    Jane Adams (20th century), U.S. author and lecturer. I'm Still Your Mother, ch. 4 (1994).
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