? Does Parenting Work When the Instruction Manual Fails?

Hi FriendserThis is an old post that I wrote well before I started blogging for Psychology Today. In it I use my stumbling efforts to fix a sewing machine as a metaphor for parenting. The unfortunate postscript to the post is that the machine broke again the day after I wrote about it--but I didn't include that in the PT version:-)

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