Mainichi

Mainichi mom - from zerochan.netTo put it wisely as my friend did:

"...To do justice by whatever it is to which you have committed your time and attention, the idea is that you have to work on it, intensely, every day.

"And that is what it takes to be a good parent: mainichi."

To our dismay, the Sponge Thief would rather steals sponges than to show up every day - but it takes years before we realize that this is the best thing that could ever happen to us. The farther in the distance my Sponge Thief fades, the better off we all are...