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Besides, when parents have a pack of four children, their attention cannot cover everything, and tends to focus on whichever one is causing the most problems at the moment. —Bernard Schlink/The Reader

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Breaking things heals a great many hurts. This is why children do it so often. —Catherynne M. Valente/The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland In A Ship Of Her Own Making

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Small children believe themselves to be gods, or some of them do, and they can only be satisfied when the rest of the world goes along with their way of seeing things. —Neil Gaiman/The Ocean At The End Of The … Continue reading

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One ought not to judge her: All children are heartless. They have not grown a heart yet, which is why they can climb tall trees and say shocking things and leap so very high that grown-up hearts flutter in terror. … Continue reading

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Just when did children stop being forgivably rebellious teens and become intolerably arrogant adults? —Thomas P. Mauriello with Ann Darby/The Dollhouse Murders

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“They heard it, and it colonized them. It inherited them and it inhabited them, its rhythms becoming part of the way that they thought; its images permanently transmuting their metaphors; its verses, its outlook, its aspirations becoming their lives. Within … Continue reading

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An electric shock passed down her spine as she realized with sudden clarity that Zella and Reggie still loved each other more than they loved anybody else, including their own children. They were too bound up with each other to … Continue reading

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The Kids Are All Right

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My Neighbor Totoro

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People raise cattle, children just happen. —Genevieve Bujold/The House of Yes

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