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  • ''The informality of family life is a blessed condition that allows us all to become our best while looking our worst.''
    Marge Kennedy (20th century), U.S. author. 100 Things You Can Do to Keep Your Family Together..., Part 2, p. 40 (1994).
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  • ''Everyone needs reminders that the fact of their being on this earth is important and that each life changes everything.''
    Marge Kennedy (20th century), U.S. author. 100 Things You Can Do to Keep Your Family Together..., Part 1, p. 19 (1994).
  • ''Soup is a lot like a family. Each ingredient enhances the others; each batch has its own characteristics; and it needs time to simmer to reach full flavor.''
    Marge Kennedy (20th century), U.S. author. 100 Things You Can Do to Keep Your Family Together..., Part 2, p. 36 (1994).
  • ''Parents, whether or not we believe in a deity, know that to witness a child's mind searching for meaning is a miracle.''
    Marge Kennedy (20th century), U.S. author. 100 Things You Can Do to Keep Your Family Together..., Part 1, p. 21 (1994).
  • ''One of the silliest lines ever said in a feature film came from Love Story, the 1970s hit, which immortalized the phrase, "Love means never having to say you're sorry." There are few people who would actually want to share a life with someone who held that concept near and dear.''
    Marge Kennedy (20th century), U.S. author. 100 Things You Can Do to Keep Your Family Together..., Part 4 (1994).
  • ''Each of us enters the world because hope for the future preceded us.''
    Marge Kennedy (20th century), U.S. author. 100 Things You Can Do to Keep Your Family Together..., Introduction to part 1 (1994).
  • ''I'd often heard that having pets prepares a person for parenthood. That, of course, is ridiculous. . . . I have never worried about [the cat's] grades or ability to make friends.''
    Marge Kennedy (20th century), U.S. author. 100 Things You Can Do to Keep Your Family Together..., Part 3 (1994).
  • ''No matter how children came to be living with just one parent, they need to be told, again and again, that your family's configuration is the result of an adult decision or an act of fate that has nothing whatsoever to do with them.''
    Marge Kennedy (20th century), U.S. writer, and Janet Spencer King (20th century), U.S. writer. The Single Parent Family, ch. 3 (1994).
  • ''Hard though it may be to accept, remember that guilt is sometimes a friendly internal voice reminding you that you're messing up.''
    Marge Kennedy (20th century), U.S. writer, and Janet Spencer King, writer. The Single Parent Family, ch. 6 (1994).
  • ''Single parents in particular may have trouble maintaining themselves as authority figures because of underlying guilt; they feel a continuing sense that they have deprived their kids of the second parent, and so they tend to give in to the children's requests, even when unreasonable.''
    Marge Kennedy (20th century), U.S. writer, and Janet Spencer King (20th century), U.S. writer. The Single Parent Family, ch. 3 (1994).

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