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My Dear Child, I don't know what day it is, month, or the year. I don't even know what sex you are. As I sit here writing this, I don't know anything

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Jacque Hill Dev Psy T&R 8:00 - 9:15 am My Dear Child, I don't know what day it is, month, or the year. I don't even know what sex you are. As I sit here writing this, I don't know anything about you. I waited to have you, a lot longer then friends of mine. Most of them were married and having kids by your age. I waited because I wanted to be set, prepared emotionally and financially for children before I brought them into this world. You don't get a say in your environment when your born, and I didn't want to bring you into one that couldn't be everything you need and deserve. I know what that's like, and I will give you more. In my opinion, a good parent is one that is patient, kind, understanding, giving, a curious mix of flexibility and firmness, a quick learner, and last but not least, loving. A parent has to be patient. You're a teacher to someone who has no understanding, of anything. You have to be patient. Kindness is something taken for granted by most people. Living with someone, learning from them, without basic human kindness slants a relationship. A relationship can be formed, but it isn't one that I would want with my child. Understanding, because you have to be able to look at a situation from someone else's point of view besides your own. ...read more.


I would have no problem being kind, or understanding. Being flexible and firm isn't a problem for me either, and if I do say so myself, I am a quick learner. As for loving, knowing nothing about you, I already love you. I love the mere idea of you, knowing that one day, you'll be there to drool on my favorite shirt, and try to pull my earrings out while laughing your little head off, of seeing you grown and possibly married, with children of your own that I get to spoil then send back to you. I'm filled with love just thinking of the times to come. I think my problems will come with the patience, that and the fact I have an Irish temper. I am short on patience, and I'm sure that being my child, you will be too. So I can only wish you also get my understanding, and hope that you get your temper from your daddy. The qualities I wish you to have, understanding, kindness, the ability to think for yourself, a grand sense of humor, and strength. You have to celebrate the differences in people and be understanding to them. Not everyone is going to see things the way you do, that isn't a bad thing. It opens your eyes to more then just your small portion of the world. ...read more.


Now if you're a little girl, I'll let you know there's nothing you can't do, and anyone that tries to look down on you because you're female, obviously doesn't know you, and all that you can do. Your moral development, I'll teach you my morals, what I believe to be right and wrong. I also realize there will come a time when you'll question them yourself, or at least I hope there will be a time when you question them, and I'll have to wait for you to decide what your morals will be. As for your creativity, I don't think you will have any problems with that aspect. I write constantly, in a creative manner, I also draw and paint from time to time. Photography as well is a huge hobby of mine. As for your father, he is by far the most creative person I've ever encountered in my life. I don't see how two so creative people could have a child that isn't. I think teaching you how to think for yourself will be the first step to your creativity. From there, it's all what you decide, within reason. My hopes for your future are fairly simple, that you're healthy and happy. A piece of wisdom I'll give you, don't give up. On people, on yourself, don't ever give up. Just when you think you'll never find a person who makes it all worthwhile, you'll trip over them, and just when you think you can't go on, one more step, you'll realize the best, is yet to come. ...read more.

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