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How Much Is Too Much? by Jean Clarke

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HAVE SOME MORE

The Many Ways of Giving Too Much

IF YOU WATER A PLANT TOO MUCH, IT DIES. EVEN IF YOU ARE WATERING IT TOO MUCH OUT OF LOVE, IT STILL DIES.

—Ada Alden

MANY OF US HAVE WATERED A PLANT TOO MUCH, and who among us, wanting our child to experience abundance, has not sometimes given a bit too much? It is often difficult or impossible to know how much is exactly the right amount. And so we do the best we can—sometimes too much, sometimes just right, sometimes too little. This section is about too much and too many, too often and too long.

TOO MANY AND TOO MUCH

Too much means providing many resources or too much of something that is purchased. ...

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