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 It is the children Your son… My mom has made me laugh…Add Comment Cancel reply Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.