"We will have to give up the hope that, if we try hard, we somehow will always do right by our children. The connection is imperfect. We will sometimes do wrong"
- Judith Viorst
About this Quote
This quote by Judith Viorst talks to the imperfection of parenting. As parents, we strive to do our best for our kids, however we should accept that we will not always get it right. We should give up the hope that if we strive, we will always do right by our children. We need to accept that our connection with our children is imperfect which we will often make mistakes. This quote acts as a reminder that parenting is a challenging job and that mistakes are inescapable. It is essential to keep in mind that even when we make mistakes, we can still be great parents. We need to strive to gain from our mistakes and continue to do our finest for our kids.
"Now we maintain that we cannot be afford to be concerned about 6 percent of the children in this country, black children, who you allow to come into white schools. We have 94 percent who still live in shacks. We are going to be concerned about those 94 percent"