Thursday, August 12, 2010

Once in a While, I do Something Right

My wife, #3 daughter, and son were in St. Cloud this morning, to see a doctor: a routine follow-up on surgery.

I was a bit distracted when they returned, and didn't ask #3 daughter how she was feeling. This evening, when she was in the kitchen, I remembered - and asked.

Later, my wife told me that #3 daughter had observed 'you know, Dad can be nice sometimes.' Awww. That's the sort of thing that makes this 'parenting' thing feel worthwhile.


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yeah, our kids require so much attention from their parents. Sometimes we forget about it and it hurts our kids.I imagine how cool was to hear these words from your daughter:)

Brian H. Gill said...

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Cool, indeed! :)

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The first thing that comes to mind - poor upbringing, parents themselves are to blame. But school, street, etc. teach to child also. Everything is difficult.

Brian H. Gill said...

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Thanks for that comment.

One thing my wife and I have is that we're here. 24/7/365, in her case. Our way of life means no trips to Disneyland or vacation home: but on the whole I think it's working out fairly well.

Having stellar kids helped. A lot.

Steve said...

I bet that felt nice. I have a 9yo daughter and every now and then she does or says something like that and it feels great.

Brian H. Gill said...


Yeah: Thanks for sharing that. :)

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