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If I Had My Child to Raise Over Again

Assalamualaikum,
I was random-reading Ustaz Hasrizal's "Aku Terima Nikahnya" (the 3-books compilation) last night when I stumbled upon below poem.
If I Had My Child to Raise Over Again by Diana Loomans
If I had my child to raise over again, I'd finger paint more, and point the finger less. I'd do less correcting, and more connecting. I'd take my eyes off my watch, and watch with my eyes. I would care to know less, and know to care more. I'd take more hikes and fly more kites. I'd stop playing serious, and seriously play. I'd run through more fields, and gaze at more stars. I'd do more hugging, and less tugging. I would be firm less often, and affirm much more. I'd build self-esteem first, and the house later. I'd teach less about the love of power, And more about the power of love. It matters not whether my child is big or small, From this day forth, I'll cherish it all.
Is it me; or parenting and the desire to be a good child makes you emotional?
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Just Saying 2-October-2012

 
Bila berasa lemah kita mencari kekuatan.
It is by feeling vulnerable that we find ways to be stronger. Jadi bertahanlah! So hold on!
Me, Bottom of the Ocean, October 2, 2012.