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Wild Child

Wild Child

Families with more than one child often have one that causes them more work and anxiety than the others. When I was growing up this was my younger brother. Who broke both ankles jumping off a high wall when we were kids. Then got stuck in the tree with his cast on shortly thereafter. Was always the first one to jump and ask questions later. And now always has a story to tell.

In our family this honour would now fall to our middle child. Fiercely independent from the day that she arrived. Would never accept a punishment and always wanted to get her voice heard, irregardless of whether she was right or wrong.

It’s best to let the wild children get their energies out as both of these examples are widely successful. My younger brother is now a successful … Read more