Family Man (Robert Fulghum)

FAMILY MAN 1. Children are not pets. 2. The life they actually live and the life you perceive them to be living is not the same life. 3. Don't take what your children do too personally. 4. Don't keep score cards on them…a short memory is useful. 5....

Research Associates

A woman, renewing her driver's license at the County Clerk's office was asked by the woman recorder to state her occupation. She hesitated, uncertain how to classify herself. “What I mean is,” explained the recorder, “do you have a job or...

Before I was a Mom

Before I was a Mom; I made and ate hot meals, I had unstained clothing, I brushed my hair every day, I had quiet conversations on the phone, I slept as late as I wanted and I slept all night long. Before I was a Mom; I cleaned my house each day, I never tripped over...

A Stranger Passed By

I ran into a stranger as he passed by, “Oh, excuse me Please” was my reply. He said, “Please excuse me too; Wasn't even watching for you.” We were very polite, this stranger and I. We went on our way and we said good-bye. But at home a...

Mary Had A Little Boy…

  Mary had a little boy His soul was white as snow He never went to Sunday school ‘Cause Mary wouldn’t go He never heard the love of Christ That thrilled the childish mind While other children went to class This child was left behind And as he grew from babe to youth...

Children Learn What They Live

  21 Memos From Your Child   Don’t spoil me. I know quite well that I ought not to have all that I ask for. I’m only testing you. Don’t be afraid to be firm with me. I prefer it, it makes me feel more secure. Don’t let me form bad habits. I have to rely on you to...