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  • Lifestyles and sex roles are passed from parents to children as inexorably as blue eyes or small feet.

    Sex   Children   Eye  
  • Children see in their parents the past, their parents see in them the future; and if we find more love in the parents for their children than in children for their parents, this is sad but natural. Who does not entertain his hopes more than his recollections.

    Love   Children   Past  
  • Every day I look for ways to be inspired, to learn and to grow. And trying to be the best for my kids, my husband and my family. One thing I really wanna do is being there for my kids, be part of my siblings and my parents.

    Husband   Sibling   Kids  
    "Discover A Real Mia Hamm: A Soccer Legend, An Advocate…". Celebrate Woman Today Interview,
  • Adults who think that children must be manipulated for their own good have developed the attitude of a controlling parent who lacks faith in himself, the child, or humanity or himself.

  • For those parents from lower-class and minority communities[who] have had minimal experience in negotiating dominant, external institutions or have had negative and hostile contact with social service agencies, their initial approaches to the school are often overwhelming and difficult. Not only does the school feel like an alien environment with incomprehensible norms and structures, but the families often do not feel entitled to make demands or force disagreements.

    School   Class   Agency  
  • I cannot here avoid giving my most decided sufferage in favour of the moral qualities of maniacs. I have no where met, excepting in romances, with fonder husbands, more affectionate parents, more impassioned . . . than in the lunatic asylum, during their intervals of calmness and reason.

  • Like other parents in this country, we want to give our children the best opportunities, to shower them with love, to teach them respect and a love for the rich and diverse traditions America has to offer them.

  • I am very close with my parents, they are very amazing, so loving, so cool, and really valued art.

    Art   Parent  
  • Although their parents died in the wilderness for their stubbornness, Israel could profit from the older generation's failure by remembering that God had used adversity to train them.

  • Kids today are technologically sophisticated. In many families, they are far ahead of their parents

    Kids   Parent   Today  
  • My parents are going to kill me!" "That seems rather harsh.

    Parent   Paranoia   Harsh  
  • And I finished college because I thought how much it would upset my parents if I didnt.

    College   Parent   Upset  
    Interview with John Ashbery, 1987.
  • My parents didn't have the opportunities that my wife and I have now, from a quality of life standpoint.

  • Bribes are the glue that's kept teenagers and parents connected for generations

    Teenager   Parent   Glue  
  • My parents are opposites who balance each other out.

  • My parents and I always put great emphasis on telling stories that appeal to a child's sense of humor.

  • My parents didn't like me. For bathtub toys they gave me a blender and a transistor radio.

    Funny   Humor   Parent  
  • I remember my father checking on a mountain kid who hadn't been coming to school. My father had this beautiful Harris tweed overcoat. He came back with a knife cut all down one side. The parents had told him it was none of his business why their son wasn't going to school.

  • Smack your child every day. If you don't know why - he does.

    Joey Adams (1981). “Strictly for laughs”, A & W Publishers, Inc.
  • I'm a homebody. I like having my parents around.

  • Parents' work has shifted markedly around the world - and that goes for every region. Men in particular have been moving away from farmed-based work, and into industrial and post-industrial work - so they've moved away from the home. Women, likewise, have moved into the paid labor force and away from the home.

    Moving   Home   Men  
    "Forgotten Families". Interview with Juliana Bunim, April 21, 2006.
  • To be told that our child's behavior is "normal" offers little solace when our feelings are badly hurt, or when we worry that hisactions are harmful at the moment or may be injurious to his future. It does not help me as a parent nor lessen my worries when my child drives carelessly, even dangerously, if I am told that this is "normal" behavior for children of his age. I'd much prefer him to deviate from the norm and be a cautious driver!

    Hurt   Children   Worry  
  • The anti-marijuana campaign is a cancerous tissue of lies, undermining law enforcement, aggravating the drug problem, depriving the sick of needed help and suckering well-intentioned conservatives and countless frightened parents.

    Lying   Marijuana   Law  
  • My parents were supportive of my creativity but did not have a lot of patience for whimsy with zero production value. They had stuff to do.

  • The Affordable Care Act is a huge problem. [Repealing the ACA is] going to have huge implications. We have millennials that live in Boston that are on their parents' health insurance. The businesses have hired them and have been able to hire more people because they have been able to be on their own health insurance. We have seniors in our city who have preexisting conditions, or something called a "donut hole," which is a prescription drug [gap] in Medicare. Whatever changes they make could have detrimental effects on people's health care, but also on the economy.

    Senior   Boston   Cities  
  • We were a religious, practicing, Catholic family - Mass together on Sunday, Catholic schools, and parents who practiced everything they preached. A great gift was their total absence of any derogatory talk about people of any race or culture and we were on a street of many faiths, though no other races at that early time.

  • Breasts are a scandal because they shatter the border between motherhood and sexuality

    Iris Marion Young (2005). “On Female Body Experience: "Throwing Like a Girl" and Other Essays”, p.88, Oxford University Press
  • My parents are my role models. I also love Halle Berry, Robert DeNiro, Eddie Murphy, Angela Bassett, Tom Cruise and Jennifer Lopez. When I see their work, I get engulfed in it. They really capture me.

  • Growing up, mostly in Montreal, I was an only child of loving parents.

  • Forgiveness multiplies and melts rigid postures. Try again and again with self forgiveness. Be the kind parent to yourself you may not have had.

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