It Takes a Village (Part 4)

And children must be educated.  Well educated.

Each generation is responsible for the generation coming behind it. 

We can’t blame the children for being “bad” or “stupid.”  Ill-behaved and ignorant children are made, not born.

By teaching manners and insisting on academic achievement, we improve the present generation and make it better for the next generation.

It takes no money to teach manners.  It doesn’t take a lot of money to teach a child to read and write–just the cost of paper and pencil. 

We can all help the children in our families.  We can broaden the scope to include our extended families and our neighborhoods.

We ARE the “Village.”


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About Line of Serenity (Joyce Fields)

As a thought leader for today's generation, I choose to be part of the solution and am doing things that positively impact people's lives. In addition to being a happy, married (since 1967!) woman, sister, aunt, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, I have over 40 years' experience in "Corporate America": Stenographer, Secretary, Supervisor, Analyst, Office Manager, Executive Assistant. I am also a professional proofreader and the author of eight books (seven non-fiction; one children's fiction--
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