Just went into my room to cut and I open my box where I keep my blades and this is what I found
Parenting; you’re doing it right.
this made me start crying
Wow this is really touching
If only every parent that found blades were like this. I would be in such a better place if I had this when my dad found mine. Parenting done really, really well.
When I was about 20 years old, I met an old pastor’s wife who told me that when she was young and had her first child, she didn’t believe in striking children, although spanking kids with a switch pulled from a tree was standard punishment at the time. But one day, when her son was four or five, he did something that she felt warranted a spanking–the first in his life. She told him that he would have to go outside himself and find a switch for her to hit him with.
The boy was gone a long time. And when he came back in, he was crying. He said to her, “Mama, I couldn’t find a switch, but here’s a rock that you can throw at me.”
All of a sudden the mother understood how the situation felt from the child’s point of view: that if my mother wants to hurt me, then it makes no difference what she does it with; she might as well do it with a stone.
And the mother took the boy into her lap and they both cried. Then she laid the rock on a shelf in the kitchen to remind herself forever: never violence. And that is something I think everyone should keep in mind. Because if violence begins in the nursery one can raise children into violence.
Polish poster for I LOVE YOU, LIFE (Mikhail Yershov, USSR, 1960)
Designer: Stanislaw Zagorski (b. 1933) [see also]
Poster source: CinemaPoster.com
“Timofej Korneev is a fresh member of the Communist Party. He works as an engineer for Leningrad candy factory. Since most of its colleagues are young girls he soon finds himself in a love triangle. Moreover, there’s a third girl trapped by a scheming Jehovah Witnesses sect. Will Timofej be able to stop the brainwashing?” –IMDb
laurarobinson asked: Are you a notebook / sketchbook guy? Or just a fuck it; my phone or this coaster will do?
All available materials. I write in notebooks, I use the notes function of my phone, I scrawl on receipts and take-out menus and those sleeves they give you to hold your boarding passes, one wall of my kitchen is a chalkboard and one corner of the board is a whole mess of ideas around a particular project. I have tons of notebooks and I do love them but the idea of saying “well, if I don’t have a notebook handy I’m not going to write” is deeply weird to me.
Mind art girl - Stefan Kuhn