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 A mom’s hug… Love your child with all your heart. First we had each other…Add Comment Cancel reply Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.