Joan Sheingold Ditzion


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  • ''This [new] period of parenting is an intense one. Never will we know such responsibility, such productive and hard work, such potential for isolation in the caretaking role and such intimacy and close involvement in the growth and development of another human being.''
    Joan Sheingold Ditzion and Dennie Palmer (20th century). Ourselves and Our Children, by Boston Women's Health Book Collective, ch. 2 (1978).
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  • ''Any balance we achieve between adult and parental identities, between children's and our own needs, works only for a time—because, as one father says, "It's a new ball game just about every week." So we are always in the process of learning to be parents.''
    Joan Sheingold Ditzion, Dennie, and Palmer Wolf. Ourselves and Our Children, by Boston Women's Health Book Collective, ch. 2 (1978).

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