I believe the children are our future
Teach them well and let them lead the way
Show them all the beauty they possess inside
Give them a sense of pride to make it easier
Let the children's laughter remind us how we used to be
Only a mentally deranged builder would cut corners with the foundation and pillars of a mansion he plans to live in. A parallel could be drawn between the pertinence of the foundation of a mansion or sky-scraper and that of the foundation of a child. I dare state that the latter is more important, because, While an unethical builder could gamble with the foundation of an edifice he doesn’t plan to live; parents can't afford such risks, as children are what make up the home they live in. Lots of home are on the verge of plunging down or have collapsed because these jet-age parents have failed in their responsibility to painstakingly train up their wards. Prodigal sons are not made overnight, but are consequence of years of neglect or abdication of duty on the part of the parents. No farmer plants crops and walk away to water several months after. Even if the plants survived, they would be badly nourished. Rather, a farmer - waters the crops, fertilizes it, tills and weeds the ground to get rid of extenuating influences; the farmer nurtures the crops to ensure bountiful harvest. Yet, the tasks of parenting transcends the ephemeral work of a farmer. Parenting traverse fathering a child. Any mad man could do that. Parenting is beyond putting food on the table; trust me, arm-robbers are better at getting that money. Parenting starts with love
Love is key in parenting as it invariably determines the level of sacrifice parents are willing to make. As basic as this sounds, lots of kids grew up in loveless home. A home where they daily witness the remake of world-war2 between mummy & daddy. Or a home, where the single Mother never failed to blame the innocent baby for her personal woes. A home where,...