Monday, August 24, 2009

Intergenerational Transference

We recently watched our kids prepare for and take a backpacking trip, and it brought to my attention another aspect of parenthood that brings pleasure. That is, seeing your children develop interests in activities that you have chosen and enjoyed in your own life.

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Such things as travel, books, running, a love of learning, nature, caring about the environment, competing in athletics, history, and the enjoyment of being outdoors.

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Then there is the passing on the love of baseball from father to daughter to grandson.
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1 comment:

  1. So true...thanks for "righting the ship" and reminding us about some of the important things in life.......vr