Parenting is one of the greatest challenges that we will ever face in our life. But as much as we have to teach our little ones with a lot of things they need to learn as they grow up, some lessons are way more important than others.
The world outside can be terrible indeed. As much as parents want to keep their kids always in their sight and protect them from harm, they could not stick with them forever as they also need to learn self-independence so they can one day be ready as adults.
Parents then have the responsibility of preparing their kids so they can survive the challenges served to them by the world. This includes teaching them good manners, empathy, honesty, kindness, cooperation, self-reliance, self-control and cheerfulness.
When it comes to parenting, we all have our own techniques and own lessons to share to our kids. This mom though has a powerful way of raising her only five-year-old daughter and her principles are inspiring other parents across the internet.
Mother, Toni Hammer, created a list for her young daughter
Toni Hammer came up with a striking letter she wrote for her kid. She posted the note on Facebook and it gained huge attention from other netizens. She imparted important lessons to her young girl where it might be quite absurd for some, but for others, Toni has a good point on the philosophies that she wants her daughter to grow up to.
The Portland-based blogger lists things that her daughter should not do. People see the clear point on Toni’s letter where she aims to empower her daughter. Below are the points Toni imparted to her daughter:
Toni’s post earned different reactions where some women quickly agreed with her:
Of course, there were some who disagreed and opposed, and there were those who added up to Toni’s ideas:
Toni said she wrote the letter because her daughter was starting kindergarten this year. As a child, Toni said she was always picked on by others at school and she hates the idea that her daughter might go through the same experience she had. As young as her daughter could be, Toni wants her child to grow confidence in her saying:
”I know it won’t be long before someone tries to make her feel ‘less than’ and I want her to face it with more confidence then I had at that age.”
Meet The Pakistani Barber Who Wields 15 Scissors At Once To Give A Haircut
This multiple blade-wielding wonder is the Shearlock Combs of barberkind.
Tim Burton’s cult classic “Edward Scissorhands” resonated with many moviegoers during the 90’s. The film’s fictional barber may have very well served as a lightbulb character for a Pakistani youth growing up in Lahore.
Fast forward to the present day where a real live "Ahmed Scissorhands" plies his trade in a tiny salon where he uses multiple scissors simultaneously to give cutting-edge haircuts.
Just 15 pairs of sharp blades coming down upon your head, no big deal.
Former Heaviest Woman Dies And Experts Are Warning Against The Dangers Of Obesity
The measures to save her from the effects of obesity were too late. The condition took a toll on her organs.
Many people face the struggle of being overweight or obese. However, some individuals become so morbidly obese, they face serious consequences in terms of their health.
A woman, who was once dubbed as the heaviest in the world, has died at just the age of 37 at a hospital where she was being treated. The Egyptian woman, Eman Ahmed Abd El Aty, who at one point in her life weighed more than 1,100 pounds, has succumbed to the complications of her excessive weight, including heart disease and kidney failure.
Eman's body mass index was 252, which was way over the normal BMI of 18.5 to 24.9.
Gay Brother Has Trouble Adopting, So Sister Volunteers To Be His Surrogate
A gay couple struggled for years to adopt a child merely because of their sexuality.
30-year old woman Ashlee Mataele just recently gave birth to a baby boy for her brother David and his partner Brendan. The two struggled for years to adopt a child due to the fact that they are a same-sex couple.
According to the reports, David is already a father of three from his previous relationship. But after meeting Brendan, he immediately decided that he wanted to have a child with him.