Quotes

11 November 2014
We do not have to get our children to learn; only to allow and encourage them in their learning. We do not have to dictate what they should learn; only to discern and respond to what it is that they are learning. Such responsiveness is at once the most educational and the most loving.
11 November 2014
Especially with our first child, we tend to take too much responsibility—both credit and blame—for everything. The more we want to be good parents, the more we tend to see ourselves as making or breaking our children.
11 November 2014
We can see that the baby is as much an instrument of nourishment for us as we are for him.
11 November 2014
A sense of worthiness is a child's most important need.
11 November 2014
Parenthood always comes as a shock. Postpartum blues? Postpartum panic is more like it. We set out to have a baby; what we get is a total take-over of our lives.
11 November 2014
If you think of learning as a path, you can picture yourself walking beside her rather than either pushing or dragging or carrying her along.
11 November 2014
The gain is not the having of children; it is the discovery of love and how to be loving.
11 November 2014
My list of things I never pictured myself saying when I pictured myself as a parent has grown over the years.
11 November 2014
The child does not begin to fall until she becomes seriously interested in walking, until she actually begins learning. Falling is thus more an indication of learning than a sign of failure.
11 November 2014
Most of us would do more for our babies than we have ever been willing to do for anyone, even ourselves.

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