But kids don't stay with you if you do it right. It's the one job where, the better you are, the more surely you won't be needed in the long run.
Parenting parenting motherhood
Ahhh. Bed, book, kitten, sandwich. All one needed in life, really.
books reading calpurnia
It was a year for the ages, like 79, like 1346, to name just a few. Forget the scythe, Goddamn it, I needed a broom or a mop. And I needed a vacation.
If letting go, if letting people and things work themselves out in the way that they needed to without your help was the most important thing, then it was also the hardest.
it is a sad truth in life that when someone has lost a loved one, friends sometimes avoid the person, just when the presence of friends is most needed.
I needed to get a grip. Or a camera to memorialize this moment, because I bet I could make a money from a video of him. I could make a fortune... As long as he didn't open his mouth.
Women need to feel loved and men need to feel needed.
Only you could be more important than what I wanted...what I needed. What I want and what I need is to be with you, and I know I'll never be strong enough to leave again.
The beauty of the Second Amendment is that it will not be needed until they try to take it.
My parents had always been so careful with me, until the day they decided I needed to die.
To find out what is truly individual in ourselves, profound reflection is needed; and suddenly we realize how uncommonly difficult the discovery of individuality is.
psychology introspection Consciousness
I gave [Nora] as long as she needed, all the while mentally designing my tombstone. 'R.I.P., Captain Abraham R. Griswold. He was completely useless and made girls cry.