In 1966, investment analyst Harry Brown wrote a letter to his nine-year-old daughter for Christmas, which is still quoted. He explained to the girl that nothing in this world – even love – should not be taken as given.
Now it’s Christmas, and I have the usual problem – which gift should you choose. I know what makes you happy – books, games, dresses. But I want to give you something that will remind you of me every Christmas. And, you know, I think I chose a gift. I will give you one simple truth that I had to learn for many years. If you understand it now, you will enrich your life in hundreds of different ways and this will Continue reading
Not all parents love their children, at least not always, not in all situations the parents of their children love. It is a fact. But if we speak from the point of view of “must”, then “to love your children” is a parental duty. If you want, you don’t want to, but these are your children, you gave birth to them (gave birth), now you need to feed them, take care of their health and education, educate them and prepare them for the future adult life. Normal parents are obliged to love their children.
But if the children have already grown up, if they have already become adults, then from a formal point of view, the parents have fulfilled their duty, their compulsory program. It is clear that if parents loved their children for 18 years, they will not stop doing it, but they no longer have a duty to love their children.
And this means that parents have a great opportunity to start teaching the Love of their children. Continue reading
The situation is not simple. On the one hand, something needs to be done right away, to change things as quickly as possible. On the other – are there any opportunities for this? Do parents have leverage over their child, are they ready to use their power? It happens that parents have levers of influence, but due to various circumstances they do not dare to use them, they shrug right away, they say: “No, no, we can’t take radical measures. We can’t leave him without dinner, it’s too cruel. ” The result – the children are hanging out in the streets, and what will happen to them is unknown. It can be much more cruel things than sitting once without dinner. Those who regret their children do not really care about them. If you think that the situation can be dangerous for the child – you need to insist that he does not leave the house.
Is it possible to prevent the occurrence of such situations? Continue reading