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We need good parenting in this world!!!

21 February 2012, 11:08



I as an observer,  have been observing certain activities that have became our daily life. Some of them are good and some are bad. My only concern is the abuse of the phrase “its fine”. One ought to ask that, what I am talking about. Let me give you a glimpse: A teenager is leaving his/her crib in the evening. On his/her way out him passes by his parents. They asked where you off to are.  Truthfully, the teenager respond, am off to a party and I will see you tomorrow. The parents respond with shockingly shocking statements such as “Make sure you have condoms on your pockets”. All I can say is good parenting.

How many parents out there do convey their children to abstain instead of condomizing.  Statistics advocate that there has been an exponential increase in the rate of teenage pregnancy and we complain and threw words like stones to the government. Am not an ANC member but I think we have to cut some slag for them. If you as a parent, you can’t stop your children from engaging in sexual intercourse, how can the government stop them? Do you know what’s in your children cellphone? Teenagers spend the entire evening chatting with strangers and the next day spent sleeping in class. All of these things happen underneath our muzzles and yet we still have guts to say “its fine” what is fine about it? The time spent by teenagers on TV is more than the time spent on books yet parents say “Its fine”. Several teachers have raised a concern due to their kids failing write correct spelling due to sms short cut language. In addition, some children don`t know how to read but they know how to memorize all the TV adverts in contrast parents will say my child is cleaver. Some teenagers beat up their teachers and the least parents do is to take their children side yet we watch this with our unimpaired vision and say “its fine”.

On the other hand, parents that are ought to show or be a good illustration to their children life but it is clearly the opposite. They drink with their kids on the same bottle and smoke the same ciggarate, all I can say is good parenting. In addition, your child devote a night wherever and when she/he emanate back, all you can say is “its fine”, your glad he/she came back home thus you don’t precaution about what happened. Nine months later something show up and you`re pleased to plea it a blunder. This is the similar juvenile who left to a bash and was asked if he/she have condoms or not. In fact, to cut things short, teenage pregnancy is caused by parents by being spectators instead of being a parent. Some parents have the guts to bail out their spoiled brat whom allegedly where found in position of stolen property. How are we going to fight crime in this country if it start in you own backyard? If your own child abuse drugs and he/she stay under your roof but you don`t know about it, what kind of a parent are you? Above all, the least we say is “Its fine” life goes on.

Some parents have failed us. We need real parents in this world not teenage parents. We need good parenting in this world or else we are heading for a disaster.

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