Wake up parents!
By Spring McCurry
February 19, 2010
I don't understand what I have been seeing this winter or any
winter for that matter. On my way into work I see high school
students walking to school with NO jacket! I see middle and elementary
aged students waiting at the bus stop or walking to school with
NO jacket! It's raining and windy out, but these kids don't have
a jacket on. Why is that? As I drive through town I notice the
kids that are walking with their parents, parents have a jacket
on, but not the kids.
Today I noticed six adults in the front yard all of which had
a jacket or hoodie on, and here was a mother with a hoodie on
that had her toddler on her shoulders with only a diaper on!
What is wrong with this picture???
Wake up parents! If you need a jacket, then so do your children!
If your child needs a jacket it is your duty as their parent
to give them yours! They are YOUR responsibility. You only get
one shot to raise them and be with them, you only get one chance
to show them that they are worth more to you than your own comfort.
If you don't have the money for clothes or jackets then ask,
this community is wonderful for stepping up to the plate and
helping out a neighbor in need.
It just kills me to see these young mother's out there with a
baby on their hip with hardly any clothes on them but the mother
is all dressed nice and warm. This is neglect, period.
Before you take them outside dress the according to the weather
you do it for yourself, now do it for your children.
Step up to the plate, parents you are sorely missing some basic
About: "I am a mother
of 2 small children and it pains me to see children walking around
with out a jacket."
Received February 18, 2009
- Published February 19, 2010
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