No matter the stresses of today, parenting is long-term

Despite the success seen today, parenting is long-term

 

Respect what your instincts say in the now

Though each situation is distinct, parenting is long-term

 

Accept the turbulent journey

For it reaps excellent rewards, parenting is long-term

 

Celebrate whenever they achieve

It gives reason to believe and, parenting is long-term

 

Be open to their requests

It assists on their conquests and, parenting is long-term

 

Allow them to decide on their own

Through experience, they’ll be shown and, parenting is long-term

 

There is no set perfection

You can expect temporary deflections because parenting is long-term

 

Reactions aren’t always sweet

You may have to admit defeat, but parenting is long-term

 

Sometimes, you must walk away

And admit that it’s just another day but parenting is long-term

 

Don’t allow your dreams for them to consume

For it’s their responsibility to bloom and parenting is long-term

 

There are times when you must let them fly free

Open the cage to accept reality because parenting is long-term

 

Take time for your own needs

Without you, they will proceed because parenting is long-term

 

Memories made warms everyone’s heart

Always with our souls, never to depart because parenting is long-term

 

Always a way to contribute

To strengthen attributes because parenting is long-term

 

She tends to forget

But Astrid encourages no regrets because parenting is long-term

 

Submitted to dVerse for Open Link Night #232

 

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