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They say the death of a parent puts you in time because that means there's now no generation standing between you and ordinary death: you're next. I don't buy it.
When I was 12, I forgot the keys to my parent's apartment. So I simply climbed up seven floors to get in.
I was not prepared to live as a single parent.
My younger sister had kids before I did, and managed to earn a master's degree while raising them as a single parent. Now she's a brilliant second-grade teacher. I'm in awe of her ability to juggle everything and still be a great mother.
A wise parent humors the desire for independent action, so as to become the friend and advisor when his absolute rule shall cease.
I don't want to be that parent that puts my kids into what I think they should be in, you know what I mean?
The parent knows instinctively that if they're working and setting an example for their child that means that child is more likely to be in school, more likely to stay out of trouble and more likely to complete their education.
I worry about the kids who have too much. As a parent living in a so-called good neighborhood with children who went to private high school, I found myself spending much time in parent groups worrying about alcohol, unsupervised parties, and parents not being parents.
Marian Wright Edelman
I believe employment regulations for women, whereby the prospective employer is not able to inquire about the interviewee's status regarding children, childcare, or indeed their intention of becoming a parent, are counterproductive.
My first priority is my children. If at any moment I put aside something that I want to do to be a better parent than that is more than okay for me.
Monica Denise Brown
I try to parent equally, but I think little girls are a little more sensitive.
Adopting means opening your home, and heart, to a life you've never known. But there is nothing as richly rewarding as being an adoptive parent.
Curiosity is as much the parent of attention, as attention is of memory.
I don't think America knows what a gay parent looks like. I am the gay parent. America has watched me parent my children on TV for six years. They know what kind of parent I am.
There are some heterosexuals that have heterosexual behavior that is appalling sexually, that is deviant and bad and not really moral and Christ-like and biblical. But those people are never questioned as to whether or not they're allowed to be a parent.
I don't think it negates your skills as a parent if you're homosexual.
It takes a lot to become a foster parent.
My kids are so much better parent than I was.
Dick Van Dyke
There must be such a thing as a child with average ability, but you can't find a parent who will admit that it is his child.
Thomas Bailey Aldrich
Being a lazy parent and letting your kid watch stuff that's not appropriate for their age is one of the bigger mistakes you can make.
Fear is the parent of cruelty.
James Anthony Froude
My daughter is, of course, perfect. Everyone's child is, but mine really is perfect. But I could not have raised her without my parents. From the time she was seven months until now, I have been a single parent.
I used to go to my kids' soccer games and I was the only parent who wasn't screaming, because I'd have to do a show that night. It was hard. Moms and dads get more emotional at those soccer and Little League games than at a professional game.
My parents were not very happy. They were very worried about me pursuing a career that even if I had talent might not give me the happiness and the success that they - any parent hopes for their child.
As a parent I provide all I can, but I think in the best possible scenario you need to have a man.
Sometimes his methods are questionable, and even his morals are questionable, but his intention is always to protect Sydney. So in that way I think he's a good parent.
My theory about Jack is that he's not a very good parent.
I am the parent of teenagers, my daughters are 13 and 15, so the issue of Internet safety has been an important issue. I have been visiting middle schools to talk about some of the challenges that they face.
The very existence of government at all, infers inequality. The citizen who is preferred to office becomes the superior to those who are not, so long as he is the repository of power, and the child inherits the wealth of the parent as a controlling law of society.
James F. Cooper
That is, we believed, the supreme duty of the parent, who only was permitted to claim in some degree the priestly office and function, since it is his creative and protecting power which alone approaches the solemn function of Deity.
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