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THE TEN COMMANDMENTS FOR PARENTS FROM CHILDREN
My hands are small; please do not expect perfection whenever I make a
bed, draw a picture, or throw a ball. My legs are short; slow down so
that I can keep up with you.
2. My eyes have not seen the world as yours have; let me explore it safely; do not restrict me unnecessarily.
Housework will always be there; I am little only for a short time. Take
time to explain things to me about this wonderful world, and do so
My feelings are tender; do not nag me all day long (you would not want
to be nagged for your inquisitiveness). Treat me as you would like to be
I am a special gift to both of you, holding you accountable for my
actions, giving me guidelines to live by, and discipline me in a loving
I need your encouragement (but not your empty praise) to grow. Go easy
on the criticism; remember you can criticise the things I do without
Give me the freedom to make decisions concerning myself. Permit me to
fail, so that I can learn from my mistakes. Then someday I will be
prepared to make the decisions life will require of me.
Do not do things for me; that makes me feel that my efforts did not
measure up to your expectations. I know its hard, but don't compare me
with my brother or sister.
Do not be afraid to leave for a weekend together. Kids need vacations
from parents, and parents need vacations from kids. Besides, it's a
great way to show us kids that your marriage is something special.
Teach me the right way to live and love my family and friends, and show
me the right way to treat the other children of the world. All of us
are different in one way or another and we will learn through your
guidance the meaning of love and respect for all living beings.
Now that I lie down in my bed,
And pull the covers up to my head.
I'll dream of dragons and fairies bright,
And pixies and wizards and elves tonight.
I'll dream of some sort of magical place, and
wake in the morning with a smile on my face.