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Main : Parental

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 + Fathers
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 Stories 
Trust You'll Treat Her Well  (by: Victor Buono)
I bequeath to you today one little girl ... in a crispy dress ... with two blue eyes ... and a happy laugh that ripples all day long ... and a flash of light blonde hair that bounces in the sunlight when she runs. I trust you'll treat her well.
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Useless Life  (by: Author Unknown)
A farmer got so old that he couldn't work the fields anymore. So he would spend the day just sitting on the porch. His son, still working the farm, would look up from time to time and see his father sitting there.
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What Is a Boy?  (by: Alan Beck)
Boys are found everywhere -- on top of, underneath, inside of, climbing on, swinging from, running around, or jumping to. Mothers love them, little girls hate them, older sisters and brothers tolerate them, adults ignore them, and Heaven protects them.
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What Is a Girl?  (by: Alan Beck)
Little girls are the nicest things that can happen to people. They are born with a bit of angelshine about them, and though it wears thin sometimes, there is always enough left to lasso your heart--even when they are sitting in the mud, or crying temperamental tears, or parading up the street in Mother's best clothes.
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What Little Boys Do  (by: Pamela Jenkins)
"Austin! Did you leave the water running outside?"

My oldest daughter stood near the barn, surveyingthe large area of mud around one of the outdoorfaucets. In the middle of the waterlogged messcould be seen, very clearly, the stamps of smallshoe prints.
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When God Created Little Boys  (by: Author Unknown)
"I need someone to stand on top of the mountains
To conquer the seas, explore the plains and
Climb the trees, someone to start small and grow,
Sturdy, strong like a tree and so...
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When God Created Little Girls  (by: Author Unknown)
"It needs one more thing
Someone to laugh and dance and sing
To walk in the woods and gather flowers
To commune with nature in quiet hours."
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 Related Resources 

Books
 ++ Bringing Out the Best
 ++ Chicken Soup for the Parent's Soul
 ++ How to Talk So Kids Will Listen
 ++ Nurture by Nature

 

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