“Presence is more than just being there.”
Essay compliments of Savvy Dad friend David Hirsch.
At times we don’t know what to do. But that’s OK. Our kids know one thing for sure. We care. We’re there.
Making mistakes, too. It’s just part of life. It works out just fine. Why? Our kids know. We care. We’re there.
Tough love? It’s hard for us, hard on our kids. But it works out. Why? Our kids know. We care. We’re there.
Often we wonder. Are we doing it right? It’s hard to gauge. Until we read something like this about bad dads.
The words of a girl whose dad walked away. He didn’t care. He wasn’t there. It’s by Guadalupe, an 8th grader in Chicago, Illinois.
The assignment? Write a short essay on “What My Dad Means To Me.” READ MORE