Thursday, October 9, 2008

Children Are Like Sponge

Seokyong Lee for The New York Times,

So Let's Be Extra Careful Of What We Want Them To Absorb

As a child, if you have experienced an episode or two of upsets in the family, you will understand what this means. At the onset of any family upset, the usual joy and happiness that seemed to be pervade the air burns up. The usual family breakfast and dinner banter goes into hiding. The smile and the mirth on the face of seniors evaporate. The usual joking and lazying and lounging around is now missing. The reason? The wage-earners are out of their job. Somebody in the family is going through a tough time. A divorce is in the making. Or any of the other umpteen reasons that make up the mosaic of life.


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