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    Posted April 18, 2012 by
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    Stuff Parents Should Teach Their Kids

    My parents were far from "perfect" in raising me, but they did do a good job of adding a few "orientations" in life that have acted as my guide ever since.

    Here are a few:
    *Encourage curiosity, even if it leads away from your own cherished beliefs.
    *Don't contaminate their minds with your views of the world; allow them to experience their world in their terms.
    *"Just do your best". A great way to summarize how a parent might suggest to his child how to achieve any given goal.
    *"remember, I love you no matter what"
    * "when you realize the insignificance of most acheivements in anyone's life, you will have understood your place in the universe as well.
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