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    We cannot spare our children the influence of harmful values by turning off the television any more than we can keep them home forever or revamp the world before they get there. Merely keeping them in the dark is no protection and, in fact, can make them vulnerable and immature.
    Polly Berrien Berends (20th century)

    As parents it is well to be aware of the tendency to equate energetic activity with contest. Our children’s worth does not depend on their ability to trounce one another. And surely we can find ways of frolicking and being healthy and active together in some joyful, free way that is not an adversary relationship.
    Polly Berrien Berends (20th century)

    A sense of worthiness is a child’s most important need.
    —Polly Berrien Berends (20th century)

    My list of things I never pictured myself saying when I pictured myself as a parent has grown over the years.
    —Polly Berrien Berends (20th century)

    Most of us would do more for our babies than we have ever been willing to do for anyone, even ourselves.
    —Polly Berrien Berends (20th century)