I was proud of the youths who opposed the war in Vietnam because they were my babies.
The more people have studied different methods of bringing up children the more they have come to the conclusion that what good mothers and fathers instinctively feel like doing for their babies is the best after all.
On the average, older parents are more flexible, tolerant, understanding, and happy in child care.
I think we should bring up our children with much less pressure to compete and get ahead: no comparing one child with another, at home or in school; no grades. Let athletics be primarily for fun, and let them be organized by children and youths themselves.
Every child senses, with all the horse sense that's in him, that any parent is angry inside when children misbehave and they dread more the anger that is rarely or never expressed openly, wondering how awful it might be.
As a peace activist, I am dismayed by the encouragement of aggressiveness and violence by television, movies, and war toys.
All the time a person is a child he is both a child and learning to be a parent. After he becomes a parent he becomes predominantly a parent reliving childhood.
A surprising number of scientific advances have been made and masterpieces of art created by individuals just on the threshold of adulthood.