Don’t ignore the children
Ntwanano Maluleke via email When the word ‘abuse’ is mentioned, we usually think of the physical part of it.
We tend to forget that it’s not only hurting their little bodies that constitutes abuse. Many kids are fatherless while their fathers are alive. If, as a parent, you ignore the basic needs of your children, you are an abusive parent. Children’s needs are not only for mothers to meet; it’s the responsibility of both parents. The emotional scars you leave on your neglected children have a very negative effect on their lives.
Let’s not focus only on the physical abuse, but tackle all forms of abuse. Children deserve to be raised by loving parents, and that shouldn’t be determined by the relationship of their parents. Let’s love our kids to build loving future parents.
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