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HOW TO REALLY
LOVE A CHILD
Be there. Say yes as often as possible. Let them bang on pots and pans. If they're crabby, put them in water. If they're unlovable, love yourself. Realize how important it is to be a child. Go to the movies in your pajamas. Read books out loud together. Invent pleasures together. Remember how really small they are. Giggle a lot. Suprise them. Say no when necessary. Teach feelings. Heal your own inner child. Learn about parenting. Hug trees together. Make loving safe. Watch birds. Bake a cake and eat it with no hands. Go find elephants and kiss them. Plan to build a rocketship. Make lots of forts with blankets. Imagine yourself magic. Let your angel fly. Reveal your own dreams. Search out the positive. Keep the gleam in your eye. Mail letters to God. Encourage silly. Plant licorice in your garden. Open up. Stop yelling. Express your love. A lot. Speak kindly. Plant your tennis shoes. Handle with caring.
CHILDREN
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