If your plan for one year, plant rice. If your plan is for 10 years, plant trees. If your plan is for 100 years, educate children. – Confucius
As parents, we must lead by example — Live a life that your children can be proud of and they will live a life you can be proud of.
There’s a parable about a new mother who discovered a butterfly struggling mightily to escape its cocoon through a tiny opening at the top. She became concerned when the creature seemed to give up after making no progress. Certain that the butterfly just wouldn’t make it out without help, she enlarged the hole slightly. On its next try, the butterfly …
Some years back a “Concerned Parent” wrote a letter to the advice columnist Abigail Van Buren telling her