Joyce Maynard


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  • ''One of the sad realities of being a parent is that the same stuff you know is exciting, educational, and enriching in your child's life is often messy, smelly and exhausting to deal with.''
    Joyce Maynard (20th century), U.S. writer. "The Call of the Wild," Parenting (August 1994).
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  • ''Teach a child to play solitaire, and she'll be able to entertain herself when there's no one around. Teach her tennis, and she'll know what to do when she's on a court. But raise her to feel comfortable in nature, and the whole planet is her home.''
    Joyce Maynard (20th century), U.S. writer. "The Call of the Wild," Parenting Magazine (August 1994).

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