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Childhood – 2 Haikus

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Sidey’s Weekend Theme, 08.07.2011: Childhood
http://viewfromtheside.wordpress.com/2011/07/08/weekend-theme-29/
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Childhood (1)

Childhood: time for play
interaction with others
and forming friendships

Childhood (2)

Childhood: the basis
of character formation
and moral grounding

Image: By robertalamamma_photobucket.com
©DGA 09 July 2011 06:47

Author: adeeyoyo

I am a middle-aged South African woman, living in Johannesburg. I began writing poetry towards the end of May 2010. I love animals – sometimes more than people! I am back after a break. Thanks for still being here, if you are! Missed you! xxx

19 thoughts on “Childhood – 2 Haikus

  1. true that…working with early childhood development concepts with several of my cases right now an teaching parents how to poarent at different stages

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  2. Character forming is right: I see so many children who have had disfunctional start in life carry lifelong consequences around with them..
    Lovely haikus, Denise.

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    • It is so unfair that children have to lug baggage around with them due to parents’ failure to raise them correctly in their early years. Thanks, Kate.

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  3. Beautiful expressions of childhood. And the graphic you chose is perfect. Thanks, Adee.

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  5. True indeed. I always admire people who take a hiker – I mean do a Haiku, as I don’t even know how to start.

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    • Bwahahaha, Col. I avoid hikers at all costs, 🙄 but I must say I had to google Haiku initially to find out just what it was and, I don’t really feel comfortable writing them yet… 😦

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  6. Lovely haikus, they sum childhood up really well.

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  7. unfortunately with the rise of video games came the lack of children playing in groups and interacting with each other.

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    • I think video games have taken a lot away from the natural development of children. Admittedly they have also added a lot, but overall I think children are the poorer for them. Thanks for the visit Otin. 🙂

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  8. Nice contribution to Sideview;s weekend theme 🙂 and so true, Adeeyoyo – have just read Malcolm Gladwell’s article ‘Damage’ which discusses the critical importance of being afforded a safe and secure childhood, not only for the child themselves, but for society-at-large as well.

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  9. i like the balance

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  10. I liked your article is an interesting technology
    thanks to google I found you

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