Quaker Parenting from a Quaker Mother and Daughter

Lynn: My daughter, age 16, is a dyed‐in‐the‐wool Quaker. Other Quaker parents are often very curious how I pulled this off. To me one of the most significant things is that from her birth, I felt I was steward of a spiritual being, a soul sent into my care and nurture. I noticed early on her own expressions of spirituality, and unlike non‐religious parents🔒

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Lynn Fitz-Hugh is a psychotherapist and a founding member of 350seattle.org.  She and her daughter both belong to Eastside Meeting in Bellevue, Wash. Sara now goes by Alice Grendon and is in her first year at Hampshire College studying sustainable agriculture and dance. She sojourns at Mount Toby Meeting in Leverett, Mass.

Posted in: April 2015: Mentorship: Teaching Our Values, Features
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