"The children had every toy his father wanted."
The Lazears offer that if (we) fill up (our) children's lives with things that are important to (us), there may be no room left for the things that are important to them.
Now, how true is that. Guilty as charged. How many times have I said to the girls, "I would've given my eye teeth to be able to _________." Fill in the blank with an endless list of things or activities. My girls are great teachers, stubborn, and almost as insightful as the Lazears. And thankfully they have a voice that I can't easily ignore.