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Somehow they learn things

I’ve been feeling guilty lately. We haven’t played any of the games in Fiona’s math sack for school in weeks. I’ve given up even fudging the sheet she turns in each Friday, spreading out the three games we’ve played before school on the last day

Fee piano

The Apple Tree Experiences Guilt

One of the critical and ongoing lessons of parenting — and, more generally, of living in the world — is that we are not our children, and they are not us.  Other people have consciousnesses, and personalities, and experiences all their own.  We share things,