Don’t use the sharpness of your tongue on the mother who taught you to speak.Ali IBN Abi Talib
In this post, I would like to remind children of parents’ importance on their holistic development that they seem to have forgotten, why the number of old homes is increasing. Lastly, I would like to extend my help to aging parents whose children have left them in old age homes by providing free counseling to live happily together.
Parents are the God for us. They play the most significant role in our lives. Whether it’s our mental, physical, social, financial, or career development, parents help us at every step of life. When we are young, parents prepare us for the future. Parents live for us. Their happiness depends on us.
A mother keeps a child in her womb for nine months and tolerates the pain of breaking more than 100 bones. We can’t even imagine her pain. And yet, when the child grows up, they scold her and talk to her in a loud voice. She takes all the responsibility for the house but never complains about it. She sacrifices many things for her children.
A father works day and night and struggles a lot for his children’s comfort. A father never lets his child know the cost of things and gives him/her all the luxury he can. Do you know that nowadays the cost of education has increased a lot? If he wanted to, he could have all the amenities and comforts for himself, but he would always want his kids to have the best future and do his best to provide for them.
Understand the importance of parents now only because they can’t be with you forever but they will give their everything to you.
Old age homes are designed to give shelter and provide a place to live for those who have no one to care for them, but today people are making it a tradition to leave their parents. They think they will never grow old. Today they are keeping their parents in old age homes, and tomorrow their children will treat them the same. You reap what you sow.
Parents never leave you when you are young, so never leave them when they are old. I want to ask my readers a few questions for which I want to know their opinion.
- When a child is born with some congenital disease or some syndrome, do parents leave them to the orphanage? They spend all their money searching for a Doctor who can treat their child. They leave no stone unturned in the treatment of their child. Sometimes they don’t care about their career, then why in old age, if their parents have dementia, children prefer leaving them at an old age home?
- Poor parents don’t leave their children to an orphanage in lack of money, and they feed them by keeping themselves hungry many a time. But in old age, why children leave their parents to old age homes with the excuse that they can’t afford their parents?
Parents never want to stay in any old age home, even if it has five-star facilities. They want to be with their children and grandchildren. We should always be empathetic. Always try to imagine ourselves in their position and act accordingly.
If children are priorities of parents why can’t parents be priority of children?
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