ALL NEW WRITER’S QUOTE CHALLENGE

This is Joan’s inaugural week and she has a great quote and challenge for us. Please join in on the fun.

Family ,Parenting and beyond

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Jacqueline (http://www.HaddonMusings.com), Bernadette (http://www.Acookingpotandtwistedtales.com) and I invite you to join in on our blogging event called The Writer’s Quote Challenge.

Here is my offering for this week:

“Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them.”
James Baldwin

Looking at my children, I find myself guilty of setting rules yet never following them. The other day, my daughter asked me why I was standing while drinking water yet I categorically tell them to sit down. Ouch, it hurt but humbled me and got me thinking about how I am raising them.

Rule upon rule,
she ruled her domain,
remainder notes tucked everywhere,
it was her way to raise upright children.

Looking back,
she wonders where she went wrong,
“Why did none turn out right?”
she wonders

After a while,
all comes back like a flood,
while she ordered,
she…

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About Bernadette

I live in the small town of Haddonfield, NJ. I am at an age in my life when I seem to spend time thinking and musing about life. These musings are usually stimulated by my walks through Haddonfield, my reading of books and fellow bloggers, and my interaction with my group of fabulous family and friends.

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