Lessons from dad

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UAE res­i­dents take some time out to re­mem­ber and cher­ish those witty nuggets of dad wis­dom

Whe a a ticleha a heto ical q e tio like ‘ Can You Ever Be a Per­fect Par­ent?’ ( Jun 10) a it title, o ca be e t a ed it’ goi g to make fo a i te e ti g ead. T th i , a pa e t , ome­whe e ea l dow the li e, we p t o ha d p i e de , eali i g that pe fec­tio i o l a m th that the me­dia keep feedi g . Wa the mothe of the child e po ible fo the Ha ambe i cide t? A e m de e , b llie a d eve- tea e c eated b thei pa e t ? The e a e de­bat­able topic that wo ld p ob­abl ake i mil­lio o the A ab Go - wami how, b t will alwa have dive e opi io at­tached. It’ t e that home i the fi t chool, b t oci­etal a d pee p e e al o pla a ig ifica t pa t i dete mi i g o p che f om a ea l age. I loved that the a ticle d ove the poi t t aight home whe it poke abo t pa e ti g bei g a o - the- job lea i g p oce , with o p io ed catio avail­able. A child’ c io it i i he - e t. We, a pa e t , a d a a ociet , eed to f el that c eative pa k th o gh p ete d pla , a imated to time a d o tdoo ex­plo atio . With a lot of love a d patie ce, we eed to i fo m o p otégé abo t the epe c io of dail ac­tio o them elve a d tho e a o d them. Em­path , ki d e a d good e e a e de­vel­oped th o gh o dail i te ac­tio ; be it at home, chool o ocial gathe i g . The e will be time whe a pa e t ma ot be a o d d 24/ 24/ 7,7 b b t wheh e thihi lea i g will hold them i good tead. We eed to top wo i g that o child e do ’ t alwa li te to a d to eali e that the a e alwa watchi g a leadi g ex­am­ple . Child e pell love a ‘ t- i- m- e’. Let’ all t ive to be ‘ p e e t’ pa e t athe tha ‘ pe fect’ pa e t a d, pe hap , pe fec­tio will eem mo e achiev­able.

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