Yes, I’m in accord with the reader who writes this in response to my advice, “Surround your children with beautiful things.”

Children “should get nice things, but the beautiful things around them should be their family, friends, and activities involving those people,” she says. “Right now insure they are surrounded with beautiful memories and a beautiful soul, a heart full of love, but most important of all is that they have self-worth and a self-esteem to be reckoned with. Because if those are the beautiful things you surround them with, you will never need to be afraid to dust their room!”

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