Parents know

Providence, RI – Is there a parent alive who hasn't had a child roll her or his eyes in response to the parent's earnest advice about some sort of compelling childhood dilemma? These are the moments when parents may feel as if they are merely wasting good oxygen. And yet, if we're lucky, there comes a time when our children concede that, after all, we knew what we were talking about. Indeed, that's the gift that Lucy Friedmann gave her parents.

Friedmann just completed her seventh grade year at the Wheeler School in Providence. Lucy reports that she lives with her very wise mother and father and in her spare time enjoys fencing, reading, singing, and hanging out with her friends

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