Monday, November 07, 2005

The solutions to successful marriages and parenting

Remember that children, marriages, and flower gardens reflect the kind of care they get.
- H. Jackson Brown

How well might we expect a gardener to do with his first crop if he knew nothing more than that seeds go into dirt somehwere, get watered and that weeds must be pulled once in a while?

We have no right to expect greater success in a marriage or in parenting if new spouses and parents know as little about the project ahead of them as many do today.

True, some spouses are successful and some parents are knowledgeable. But not all, and therein lies the essential problem.

We must teach what is important in our culture to every child in that culture, regularly, consistently and clearly. Failures within our cultures reflect our lack of care to the needs of the whole while we focus on our own needs.

'Turning It Around' wants to change that. Read the book then you will understand how you can help, so simply and so inexpensively.

Bill Allin
'Turning It Around: Causes and Cures for Today's Epidemic Social Problems,' striving to prevent cultural cancers from striking rather than trying to patch them up too late.
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