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Your responsibility as a parent is not as great as you might imagine. You need not supply the world with the next conqueror of disease or major motion-picture star. If your child simply grows up to be someone who does not use the word "collectible" as a noun, you can consider yourself an unqualified success.

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Source Notes: "Parental Guidance," Social Studies (1981).

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Fran Lebowitz is an American author. She was born Frances Ann Lebowitz on October 27, 1950 in Morristown, New Jersey. Lebowitz is best known for her sardonic social commentary on American life through her New York sensibilities. Some reviewers have called her a modern day Dorothy Parker.

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