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Soaked Dad Protecting His Schoolboy From Rain Shows What Parenting Is
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Parenting7 years ago

Soaked Dad Protecting His Schoolboy From Rain Shows What Parenting Is

This heartwarming photo of a dad soaking in the rain so that his son could stay dry went viral after it was anonymously uploaded on Imgur. The little boy seems almost oblivious to his father’s discomfort, though it’s clear that dad’s shirt has been soaked through completely.

This dad is doing much more than keeping his son dry – he’s teaching him to put someone else’s well-being ahead of his own.

If you love to see awesome dads in action, check out this list of some of the best dad photos we’ve ever seen!

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salmah
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7 years ago

Why are all of you so critical can't you just keep quiet if you have nothing nice to say don't say it. Enjoy the fact that someone is not being selfish

MillerAdam
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7 years ago

Or he can just pick up his son, the boy can hold the umbrella and both of them would be dry.

ClaudiaMarquez
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7 years ago

Holding a 45+ lbs squirmy child is not as easy as you think it is. The father could need his arms for something, and they could be walking for a very long period of time. In theory, your idea is good but in reality it isn't practical.

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SandraMartin
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7 years ago

This can have the reverse outcome unfortunately. I always put my sons first and now they believe that is their entitlement.

QuanHua
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7 years ago

It's not about what you did, it's how you put it. There're ways to put our kids first, but letting them know it is an act of love, not an act of parenting obligation. Humans are creatures who will exploit obligation but have the perspective to appreciate love. Have faith a little , will you? Besides, what sort of parents are afraid of being taking advantaged of? Kids are all you have in the remaining days, what are you afraid of?

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salmah
Community Member
7 years ago

Why are all of you so critical can't you just keep quiet if you have nothing nice to say don't say it. Enjoy the fact that someone is not being selfish

MillerAdam
Community Member
7 years ago

Or he can just pick up his son, the boy can hold the umbrella and both of them would be dry.

ClaudiaMarquez
Community Member
7 years ago

Holding a 45+ lbs squirmy child is not as easy as you think it is. The father could need his arms for something, and they could be walking for a very long period of time. In theory, your idea is good but in reality it isn't practical.

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SandraMartin
Community Member
7 years ago

This can have the reverse outcome unfortunately. I always put my sons first and now they believe that is their entitlement.

QuanHua
Community Member
7 years ago

It's not about what you did, it's how you put it. There're ways to put our kids first, but letting them know it is an act of love, not an act of parenting obligation. Humans are creatures who will exploit obligation but have the perspective to appreciate love. Have faith a little , will you? Besides, what sort of parents are afraid of being taking advantaged of? Kids are all you have in the remaining days, what are you afraid of?

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