Like the commemoration of all celebrations in the world, Father's Day has its genesis in an idea of one or more people and a specific context. In 1910, a woman from the state of Washington, who was raised by her father along with five brothers, proposes the day of her father's birthday "June 5", to pay tribute to this figure, as a tribute to the dedication, love and care provided to their children; it is until 1924 when President Calvin Coolidge declares it a national celebration, spending seventy-two years to become nationalized (1996), being in the presidency Lyndon Johnson, who was in charge of it being stipulated in the national anniversaries for the third Sunday of June.
This is a children's story, an excellent book, but it goes much further. It is written by Jasmine Chi and her daughter Shmeimi Chi, a young woman full of talent, in full adolescence and that is her magic.
The previous weeks we were reflecting on the importance of self-knowledge of ourselves as adults, as an essential tool in respectful parenting. Today I would like to invite you to reflect on the importance of this self-knowledge but now focused on children.