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Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning. But for children play is serious learning. Play is really the work of childhood.
Parents are like shuttles on a loom. They join the threads of the past with threads of the future and leave their own bright patterns as they go.
Ã¢ÂÂWhen I say it's you I like, I'm talking about that part of you that knows that life is far more than anything you can ever see or hear or touch. That deep part of you that allows you to stand for those things without which humankind cannot survive. Love that conquers hate, peace that rises triumphant over war, and justice that proves more powerful than greed.Ã¢ÂÂ
Ã¢ÂÂ Fred Rogers
Ã¢ÂÂPart of the problem with the word 'disabilities' is that it immediately suggests an inability to see or hear or walk or do other things that many of us take for granted. But what of people who can't feel? Or talk about their feelings? Or manage their feelings in constructive ways? What of people who aren't able to form close and strong relationships? And people who cannot find fulfillment in their lives, or those who have lost hope, who live in disappointment and bitterness and find in life no joy, no love? These, it seems to me, are the real disabilities.Ã¢ÂÂ
Ã¢ÂÂ Fred Rogers, The World According to Mister Rogers: Important Things to Remember
Ã¢ÂÂIf you could only sense how important you are to the lives of those you meet; how important you can be to the people you may never even dream of. There is something of yourself that you leave at every meeting with another person.Ã¢ÂÂ
Ã¢ÂÂ Fred Rogers
Here is a link that might be useful: 5 Moments That Prove Mr. Rogers Was the Greatest American