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By Pam Burke 

View from the North 40: Not waving, but drowning, yet laughing

 

November 16, 2018



Sometimes I believe all the people who love me beyond my faults, and those people who just don’t know me well enough, when they say, “Oh, it’s too bad you didn’t have kids. You would’ve been a great parent.”

Nope.

My animals, aka the four-legged family, often remind me of my weaknesses, which make pet ownership complicated.

In the higher-stakes game of parenthood, though, these failings most likely would have proven fatal. Not so much for the kids, but me.

I am, by my very nature, way too sensitive to have been a parent. Well, I should qualify that with: I’m way too sensit...



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