Listen earnestly to anything your children want to tell you, no matter what. If you don't listen eagerly to the "little stuff" when they are little, they won't tell you the big stuff when they are big; because to them, all of it has always been big stuff.
emerson quote finish each and be done with it you have done what you could. some blunders and absurdities have crept in, forget them as soon as you can. tomorrow is a new day. begin it serenely high spirit old nonsense