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 not what you do for your children… It is easier to build strong children than… The only love that I really believe…Add Comment Cancel reply Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.