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    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)

    We do not have to get our children to learn; only to allow and encourage them in their learning. We do not have to dictate what they should learn; only to discern and respond to what it is that they are learning. Such responsiveness is at once the most educational and the most loving.
    Polly Berrien Berends (20th century)

    Therefore, as necessarily we protect our children from harm, we are nevertheless not too quick to come between them and a negative experience from which they can safely learn something on their own.
    —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)

    We can see that the baby is as much an instrument of nourishment for us as we are for him.
    —Polly Berrien Berends (20th century)