Conversation Topics 09.03.14

The ties that bind us

Our children will hate us too.

   John Lennon

 

Without a family, man, alone in the world, trembles with the cold.

    Andre Malraux French novelist and politician

 

In the healthest families, the power is shared by agreement. In the others, one parent or the other is usually more powerful.

   Actor John Cleese and psycologist Robin Siknner

 

God gives us our relatives:

thank God we can choose our friends.

   Ethel Watts Mumford humorous writer

 

  • How much difference does having one, two, three or more children in a family make for the children?
  • Do you think there is an ideal number of children in the family?
  • Do you think the position ( i.e. oldest/ youngest) can affect the personality of a child? If so how?