real children Quotes

Three of the best book quotes about real children
“Real children do not go hoppity skip unless they are on drugs.”
“Perfectionist parents seem to operate under the illusion that if they can just get their children to be perfect, they will be a perfect family. They put the burden of stability on the child to avoid facing the fact that they, as parents, cannot provide it. The child fails and becomes the scapegoat for family problems. Once again, the child is saddled with the blame.”
“That opposites attract, is a sound one, but Henry and Amy seem like abstractions, not real children. Amy is said to teach Henry that ”“the sky was up and the ground was down”″ and shows him ”“his front from his back”″; Henry reciprocates with lessons in ”“back-to-front and topsy-turvy.”
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