No one belongs when they are new to this world. All children are Changelings.
Most of the time, we don’t do therapy with children. We do therapy through children with adults who prefer not to examine themselves.
Poor little lambs,’ says one, eyeing us constantly, as if there is something wrong with us; as if we have a condition that can’t be named.
But what do I do with them?” Miss Smith said “I’ve never been around children.” “Feed them, bathe them, make sure they get plenty of sleep,” the doctor said. “They’re no more diffi cult than puppies, really.” He grinned
Nothing is more important than creative play through imagination.
Never stop playing, and never stop imagining!
As we come marching, marching, we battle too for men,
For they are women’s children, and we mother them again.
Our lives shall not be sweated from birth until life closes;
Hearts starve as well as bodies; give us bread, but give us roses!
Courage sleeps within our heart waiting to be awoken.
In my meditations, I find that nothing in life counts more than the happiness we can give others, the good that we can do. This is what we must teach our children, to think of others more than they think of themselves, for it is in this way they will find the most noble satisfaction of all. ~ Maurice Drouhin writing to his wife from prison in 1941
Children read their favorite books to death, she said. They are careless in their devotions. They rip the pages, scribble, and spill things on them. And they are demon book thieves.
Being a single mother should not stop you from helping your children to reach their full potential.