Annaiyum pithavum munnari deivam.(Father and Mother are the first God)
Thayir sirantha kovolum illai (There is no best temple than the mother's)
Thanthai Sol mikka manthiram illai.
(There is no better words than the father's)
No life without Sun
When people come at you with their worst, you should come at them with your best (advice given to Selena Gomez by her mother, quoted in Time magazine.)
I think both parents impact a child's life.
And what lesson's can a child learn by observing the father that cannot be learned through observing a mother?
"A love affair with knowledge will never end in heartbreak" - Michael Garrett Marino
Knowledge is power.
'Idhuvum Kadandhu Pogum "
Even this challenging situation would ease