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Last week I learned that there is a very fine line between resonating with folks and touching a nerve.

My essay about judging your kids caused quite an uproar.

Interesting to me was the difference in reaction depending on the source of the reader.

The people who read my blog on The Huffington Post were overwhelmingly negative. It seems that The HuffPost reader is a tad sensitive on whether I have the right to judge their kids (and their parenting) – without children of my own. Which actually was the whole point. I don’t think it’s fair to exclude me from commenting on how your children behave – when they are behaving in my presence. Or to say that I know nothing about parenting since I do not have children of my own.

No, I don’t have children. I am sorry that I don’t. I wish I did. You don’t…

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