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"Children do not yearn for equal shares of love: they need to be loved uniquely, not uniformly." – Haim Ginott, Between Parent and Child p. 156

"To each child, let us convey the uniqueness of our relationship, not its fairness or sameness." – Haim Ginott, Between Parent and Child p 157

"Sibling rivalry can never be eliminated from a family; it can only be moderated." – Fitzhugh Dodson, How to Father, p. 215

"Resentment toward a younger sibling does not necessarily require a rational basis…Such resentment may occur even when there are abundant resources for both children." – Abraham Twerski, I Didn't Ask to be in This Family, p 21

"Despite our many expressions of concern for children, experts have indicated that the amount of interaction between parents and children has been declining for at least 20 years." – C.J. Sommerville, The Rise and Fall of Childhood p.5

"There are unmistakable signs that children of all classes are neglected in American society." – Sommerville, The Rise and Fall of Childhood p.5

Bibliography:

  • Dodson, Fitzhugh. How to Parent. California: Nash Publishing, 1970
  • How to Father. California: Nash Publishing, 1974
  • Ginott, Dr. Haim. Between Parent and Child. New York: MacMillan, 1965
  • Sommerville, C. John. The Rise and Fall of Childhood. Toronto: Random House, 1990
  • Twersko, Abraham J. I Didn't Ask to be in This Family. New York: Topper Books, 1992
  • McDonald, Paula. "The Last Straw": Chicken Soup for the Christian Soul. Florida: Health Communications, 1997



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