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butterfly
07-07-2004, 03:58 AM
A Child's Ten Commandments to Parents
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1. My hands are small. Please don't expect perfection whenever I make a bed, draw a picture or throw a ball. My legs are short. Please slow down so that I can keep up with you.

2. My eyes have not seen the world as yours have. Please let me explore safely. Don't restrict me unnecessarily.

3. Housework will always be there. I'm only little for such a short time. Please take time to explain things to me about this wonderful world, and do so willingly.

4. My feelings are tender. Please be sensitive to my needs. Don't nag me all day long. (You wouldn't want to be nagged for your inquisitiveness.) Treat me as you would like to be treated.

5. I am a special gift from God. Please treasure me, holding me accountable for my actions, giving me guidelines to live by and disciplining me in a loving manner.

6. I need your encouragement and your praise to grow. Please go easy on the criticism. Remember, you can criticize the things I do without criticizing me.

7. Please give me the freedom to make decisions concerning myself. Permit me to fail so that I can learn from my mistakes. Then someday, I'll be prepared to make the kind of decisions life requires of me.

8. Please don't do things over for me. Somehow that makes me feel that my efforts didn't quite measure up to your expectations. I know it's hard, but please don't try to compare me with my brother or my sister.

9. Please don't be afraid to leave for a weekend together. Kids need vacations from parents, just as parents need vacations from kids. Besides, it's a great way to show us kids that your marriage is very special.

10. Please take me to worship regularly, setting a good example for me to follow.


(Author Unknown)


Brought back a lot of memories to me...so thght of sharing with all of u :)

silican
07-07-2004, 04:19 AM
1. My hands are small. Please don't expect perfection whenever I make a bed, draw a picture or throw a ball. My legs are short. Please slow down so that I can keep up with you.


When I was a little kid, my grandpa used to let me fill coconut oil into the small travel bottle from the round jar.i used to spill a lot and my mom would try to get the oil away from me. But my Grandpa used to insist tht I do tht work. Reading these commandments, tickled those memories. :)

Silican

sWEEtmICHe
07-07-2004, 08:49 AM
:b: butterfly angel !!

Shy
07-07-2004, 04:19 PM
Great one pattams !!!

Shy

vasan
07-07-2004, 07:07 PM
nice one pattaampoochi.. :P

Some how I get this feeling that the ninth commandment could be...
you know, slightly... 'corrupted' (if thats the word.. !)... :think: Hmm...

Thanks !

Vasan

Bluelotus
07-09-2004, 11:16 PM
great one Butterfly :b:

I think they should hand out copies of this to all new parents at the hospital.

:ee: I'll print it out and give it to my mum ... she'll probly use the rolling pin though :00: may be not :ahha:

Vasan ...corruption indeed !! it's the best one out of the lot :sm12:

and ofcourse number 8 ...hate it when they compare us to siblings and cousins :?

blue.