The Travails Of Parenthood In Two Parts

Part The First: What Was I Thinking?

“Before I was married, I had a hundred theories about raising children and no children. Now, I have three children and no theories.” John Wilmot, English writer born 1 April 1647, lamenting the consequences of wisdom achieved too late.

Below ā€“ John Wilmot, a man who misses the happy days of theorizing.

Part The Second: Right And Wrong
“By the time a man realizes that maybe his father was right, he usually has a son who thinks he’s wrong.” ā€“ Charles Wadsworth, American clergyman who died on 1 April 1882, describing why for the past three decades I have always been wrong.

Below ā€“ The Three Wrongs who think Iā€™m never right.

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