Here, take my shoes...
Being a parent means someone else matters more.
Adele Hamilton, Editor Parent24 (Tammy Gardner)
The pavement is tar, scorching hot.

Without a word, a mother steps out of her slip-slops and slides them over to her barefoot daughter.

They walk on, the 10-year-old happily clomping in the slightly-too-big shoes, licking an ice-cream.

It's so cool when parents do this, sacrifice a little - or a lot - without expecting anything in return.

What did you sacrifice recently? Or what did your parents sacrifice for you? We'd love to hear. 

You could win a T-shirt if the story makes us smile or cry.

Here are some stories of parents doing their best, to inspire us:

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Princess Fiona's shoes

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Real parents, real stories. That's what Parent24 is all about. Come share yours.


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