Youth Initiative Magazine 2021

Micro-level Prevention

Written by Rodaina AboElenin, 1st December 2021
Straighten your back and open your ears because we need to state our fears
To the parents and the caregivers
Hear your children out
Nurture them and keep them safe
Keep their hands and feet chafed
Teach them about sharing and reciprocity
Keep them happy and full of jollity
Listen to them and never shush
And their feelings never crush
You are important to them through their whole life
So have a sophisticated conversation, not a strife
Be with them throughout their risky behaviour
Be their own saviours
So straighten your back and open your ears
Cause we need to state our fears
You are their environmental influence
So fill them with confidence
Make them aware and informant
Make them feel important
Cause at the end of the day
You are their parents; you are their caregivers... And they are your sun rays...
So straighten your back and open your ears cause they need to state their fears.

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