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An unmarried adult who cannot navigate the welfare system has no choice but to work, but a married working parent is constantly evaluating the relative merits of staying home with the kids versus bringing home that second paycheck.
How dare anyone, parent, schoolteacher, or merely literary critic, tell me not to act colored.
Examples one finds in the philosophical literature are somebody who's seen the trial of a child of theirs, where they're being proved guilty of some crime that would drive the parent into a depression, maybe a suicidal depression.
We've got too many young girls, who don't know how to parent, turning themselves into parents.
I became the kind of parent my mother was to me.
The most important educational vehicle in all life is a parent figure.
Force is the vital principle and immediate parent of despotism.
Every success story has a parent who says, 'over my dead body.' Every success story has an old person who walks up to you and says, when you're acting the fool, 'you know I worry about you sometimes.'
Idleness is the parent of psychology.
When there is no job related stress, you are more aware of your mate and children, if you are a parent.
If you've never been hated by your child, you've never been a parent.
No parent is perfect; we all can look back and think of things we could've done to help our children be better prepared for adulthood. And sometimes it's best to admit it to them and encourage them to learn from our mistakes.
The spiritual is the parent of the practical.
Thought is the parent of the deed.
A mother deserves a day off to care for a sick child or sick parent without running into hardship - and you know what, a father does, too. It's time to do away with workplace policies that belong in a 'Mad Men' episode.
I'm not a parenting expert. In fact, I'm not sure that I even believe in the idea of 'parenting experts.' I'm an engaged, imperfect parent and a passionate researcher. I'm an experienced mapmaker and a stumbling traveler. Like many of you, parenting is by far my boldest and most daring adventure.
Suffering is but another name for the teaching of experience, which is the parent of instruction and the schoolmaster of life.
Good sense is both the first principal and the parent source of good writing.
You want to be a good parent and you want to be a friend, and it's hard to be both. You have to balance it as well as you can.
The unjustifiable severity of a parent is loaded with this aggravation, that those whom he injures are always in his sight.
I am running for president to help create a better future. A future where everyone who wants a job can find one. Where no senior fears for the security of their retirement. An America where every parent knows that their child will get an education that leads them to a good job and a bright horizon.
My parents divorced about the same time the movie 'The Parent Trap' came out, about two twins at camp who scheme to get their parents back together. I had that same fantasy.
Rashness is the faithful, but unhappy parent of misfortune.
R. Buckminster Fuller
The bond between a parent and child is the primary bond, the foundation for the rest of the child's life. The presence or absence of this bond determines much about the child's resiliency and what kind of adult they will grow up to be.
But I was the most unashamed lone parent you were ever going to meet.
J. K. Rowling
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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