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I Live Vicariously Through my Children

I wanted him to be a scientist. He did not want that; he was willful and stubborn. So, I let my dream go, but I was angry. She wanted to become a doctor. I discouraged this because of all the schooling involved. She became a doctor in spite of my objections. My third child was not willful or strong-minded. She asked me what she should be. I made many suggestions. She said no to all of them. I finally asked her what she wanted to be. She wanted to be a U-tuber, and an influencer. She has been working on this for six years now. She lives at home in our basement. She makes about twenty-five dollars a week. She is happy, but she can never support herself. We may have made a mistake with this one. But at least we have someone to feed our dog when we are on vacation.

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Date: 11/3/2021 4:13:00 PM
That's putt'in her to good use! Oh well, someday perhaps things will change.
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Caren Krutsinger
Date: 11/4/2021 1:21:00 AM
Someday for sure.
Date: 11/2/2021 7:59:00 PM
What child has ever listen to their parents I know mine haven’t. They love me, but they choose to do what they want to do and learn by their mistakes. I am lucky that they did learn and have done well.
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Caren Krutsinger
Date: 11/3/2021 8:52:00 AM
I think if we grow them to be independent we have succeeded.
Date: 11/2/2021 4:11:00 PM
No good having a career that does not give you satisfaction....
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Caren Krutsinger
Date: 11/3/2021 8:52:00 AM
True enough
Date: 11/2/2021 11:54:00 AM
Hmmm...this may be the one who will look after you in your old age! Actually, I don't think we ever really can know what is best for our children; they have to find their own way, just as we did. I think it works out.
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Caren Krutsinger
Date: 11/3/2021 8:53:00 AM
I cannot believe all the people who became librarians because their parents were.