We know that part of the reason for our success as a race is our diversity. And yet, we still sometimes don’t know how to cope with difference. Especially amongst our children.
Faced with sensitive children, artistic children, gifted children, ADHD children, autistic children – we’re tempted to try to homogenise them, make them conform, quash what makes them brilliant. Because, as much as we desperately love them, what makes them brilliant can also make them a huge, perplexing challenge.
They’re all a strange cacophony to you.
would hide within your thoughts, your dreams, your fears?
You’ll grow in your own skin, become a giant.
Until then, there’s a world we have to fight.
©️ Nina Parmenter 2018
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