The most important steps any parent can take to guarantee their children's future can be summed up in two statements:
1. Prepare the future for your child.
2. Prepare your child for the future.
The importance of the first step is to give hope, assurance and confidence to your child that there is a future so bright and blossoming for him/her to look forward to and strive to attain.
While the relevance for the second step is to develop the child's innate ability, skills and knowledge through proper parenting, quality education and continuous mentoring so as to enable him/her to not only anticicipate a beautiful future but importantly to possess an adequate measure of understanding of how to manage his/her own future effectively and make the best out of it.
Keep on learning, keep on succeeding!
Ebenezer O. Akinrinade