Merced Life

January 10, 2014

Brigitte Bowers: Son’s educational challenges don’t diminish parental love

Parents struggle to make sense of son’s lack of interest in education. After years of struggles and tension, they opt to to allow him fail in the hope he might learn from failure. Maybe one day a formal education will be his path to happiness, but they accept that such a day may never come. In the end, the best any of parent can do, sometimes, is simply to love their children – not only despite their challenges, but maybe even because of them.

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