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Parenting

Parenting

The 21st century;
Changed the quality of our parenting

The busier we get;
the less time we have;
 to spend with our little ones.

We buy them off with gifts.
We cast a blind eye; 
Hoping their tantrums will soon stop.

We hope for a quiet moment to relax.
Giving in to their demands.
Hoping it will ease our guilt
Of not being better parents

As our children run amok;
With little values and lots of gifts.
Guilt compromises the quality of our parenting &
the quality of our children.

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  1. Date: 10/28/2012 1:09:00 PM
    Hi Asheka yes it is so true, in a world that gets faster every day we sometime need to slow for our children, like this very much, all the bset Owen

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    Date: 10/29/2012 11:14:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you - 100% the message. You got it - I am so glad kind regards A