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Societal stability during upbringing

How important is it that a child in the clutches of infancy maintains a connectedness to the nation and society to which they were born into? 496 more words

Why sell the cow?

♦SOME kids had their own Nintendo. My little brother Abe and I each had our own calf.

Mum organised for us both to buy our own baby calves for $40 each. 284 more words


My mother versus me mothering

It was dinner time and the five of us were all at home. This was the perfect time, I decided.
Listen guys, I said.  760 more words


I came out to my mother

My mom is visiting us for the last few months. This is the first time mom and I are in the same place since I started my recovery. 710 more words


Neil Postman, "Amusing Ourselves to Death"

I have been reading Neil Postman’s “Amusing Ourselves to Death”. It seems to be accurate in its observations of a world that has given itself away to laughter and entertainment. 457 more words

Teach your Child!

Things you must teach your child.

  1. To Swim.
  2. Getting rid of stage fright.
  3. A Sport.
  4. Teach more than 4 languages.
  5. A musical instrument.
  6. Watch sensible movies.
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How Not To Raise Children

It is no secret that my 8 siblings and I grew up in an abusive household. My childhood is one of the reasons I never want to have children of my own. 1,206 more words

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