Thinklet for us, the parents

by | Feb 24, 2016 | Family life, Thinklet | 3 comments

Thinklet for us, the parentsWith a child comes
endless love, happiness, exploration
and a huge responsibility.
A whole new person
for us, the parents
to cherish, enjoy, play with
to learn from and to teach.

… to teach …

We may not be teachers, but teach we will,
just by being us, the parents.
From us, our children will learn
– how to live and love and be responsible
– how to respect and listen and care
– how to say sorry and how to forgive
– how to be kind and helpful and understanding
– how to encourage and support
– how and when to be strong or soft

All the things we want our children to be,
they need to find in us,
the parents.

poem for us, the parents
Today’s post is a bit different from what you would normally read on my site on a Wednesday … sometimes there are thoughts within me that want to come out into the world in a different form – I call them my “thinklets”, small thoughts about this and that, mostly to do with kids and parenting. I hope you enjoy the first of them to be out in public!

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  1. Ashley

    Lovely. Thanks from a parent of two teens!

  2. Kali

    Oh I enjoyed this so much!!! Glad you shared


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