All parents damage their children. All parents damage their children. It cannot be helped. Youth, like pristine glass, absorbs the prints of its handlers. Some parents smudge, others crack, a few shatter childhoods completely into jagged little pieces, beyond repair. Mitch Albom Facebook Prev Quote Next Quote Related Posts At the end of the day… It is easier to build strong children than… It is the childrenAdd Comment Cancel reply Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.