Take a Child

On parenting

Take a child and mold her, shape her
Teach her kindness and respect
Lift her spirits when she falters
Love and nurture for good effect

Show him by your fine example
Convey your wisdom as best you can
Whatever you do never seems ample
The best should stay when he's a man

To your son or daughter say
I love you, you deserve life's best
There may be bumps along the way
But I'm still your parent when you leave my nest

Copyright 2009 - Mindy Makuta (aka MyFairLadyah)
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