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Does love lead to giving, or does giving lead to love?

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Visitor Comments: 12

(12) Nancy, August 31, 2016 3:02 PM

What a lovely story!

Being a first time parent was so scary for my husband and myself. Thank you for sharing the experience in your family.

(11) Dovie E., June 23, 2010 1:33 AM

Goes Both Ways

It is true that giving fosters a deep love. However, no sane person gives for no reason (granted, people give charity, but do not engage in a PERSONAL giving). Thus, I believe it is as such. First comes love, but only a spark of it. The giving is like firewood. The more wood you add, the bigger the fire. But you do need the original fire (i.e., spark) of love to kickstart the process.

(10) mijal, August 7, 2009 3:21 AM

i deffinetely agree...

i agree soo much with you. people think that giving means giving toys, food, etc. giving from you patience is algo giving and creates more relationship with him or her. if you get tired setting up your home bc your kids spilled the food and the toys are in the floor, thats giving. It happends ot me so much with my daughter. Sometimes i cant go out with my friends because i dont want to take out my baby; so restraining to go somewhere because of here is also giving and creates a wonderfull bond.

(9) Anonymous, August 7, 2009 1:25 AM

Much needed smile

Thank you Lori! As a new mother I really appreciated this video.

(8) Miriam, August 5, 2009 7:06 AM

So funny, so warm

Lori, I'm still laughing. I also left my baby with my husband so I coud teach a class 2 nights a week. 30 years later, their love continues to grow.

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