Lending them a helping hand

Dear Editor,
Through the medium of your esteemed newspaper I would like to state that every year we celebrate father’s day to reiterate our regard and respect to the fathers who is only next to God for every child. The day moreover reminds of our childhood memories related to our father with whom every activity was enjoyed be it prayers, sports, vacations, and even helping us with homework and last but not the least being part of the family activities along with others at home. However nowadays it seems to me that fathers are being undervalued in society. Fathers can be great role models for their children and it is they who after a mother play a vital role in imbibing values to their next generation. Fathers not only meet important interpersonal needs of children but involve them in multiple conversations regarding challenges faced in life, discussions about current issues and the sharing of important life lessons which ultimately goes into moulding the child’s character. Fathers bring joy and happiness into the homes with all the family members especially children awaiting the arrival. After a long day at work dad’s presence at home brings smiles on all the faces there with everyone in the family enjoying spending time with him. The quality of a father can be seen in the goals, dreams and aspirations that he sets not only for himself, but for his children. So let everybody take a pledge to be with the parents when they need your helping hands. That would be the best way to uphold the values of the Indian culture and tradition of considering elders’ concerns on topmost priority.
Muskan Sharma,
Jagti, Nagrota.