12 comments for “A Tanka About The Perks Of Responsible Parenting

  1. December 29, 2020 at 4:06 pm

    What a fine father you are. Well done for protecting your daughter from excess!

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  2. December 29, 2020 at 4:21 pm

    Yep, just tell them you are providing them with lots of pretty shiny paper to use for their next art/collage and they seem to be happy enough…

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    • January 1, 2021 at 4:41 pm

      She does enjoy the shiny paper


  3. December 29, 2020 at 6:26 pm

    I can remember the days of going through Jeffrey’s Hallowe’en candy after he was in bed asleep. Now I realize I was just being a responsible parent. It’s good to finally understand the compulsion to eat those little chocolate bars. Parental love is so strong.

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    • January 1, 2021 at 4:41 pm

      You’re an example to us all


  4. December 29, 2020 at 6:29 pm

    Nothing left but a box of empty promise, empty wrappers and those few sad and lonely ghastly Turkish Delights. Now that IS proactive parenting, such concern about your childs future dental needs!

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  5. December 29, 2020 at 7:49 pm

    A habit I have maintained even though my daughter is now a mature adult.
    You have a lot to look forward to.

    Liked by 1 person

    • January 1, 2021 at 4:42 pm

      I certainly intend to protect her for many years to come


  6. December 30, 2020 at 3:25 am


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    • January 1, 2021 at 4:43 pm

      It’s parenting 101


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