Cos from a child a naughty act Is a cry for a helping hand

A Naughty Act, or a Cry For a Helping Hand?

by | Apr 8, 2020

‘Kids they say ‘are real hard work’

‘And make you all stressed out’

Which makes it fine to shift the blame

To them, ‘they made me shout’

Then every time you shrug it off

And put the cause on them

It makes it easier each time

To shout at them again

So I pose a different point of view

Can you consider this

What would happen if instead

You gave a hug or kiss?

Cos from a child a naughty act

Is a cry for a helping hand

They have big feelings they can’t hold

And need you to understand

I know its hard, it hurts sometimes

To swallow your anger and fear

But take a breath, bend down and smile

To let them know you’re near

Course that won’t happen every time

Cos you are human too

But it’ll make a difference to your child

If you make it just a few

And then one day when they’ve all grown

It’s your turn to annoy

They’ll offer you a hug or kiss

And fill your heart with joy.

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