“He loved me well.
It took me years to realize Father might’ve wanted a child that took after him, because I was never made to feel inadequate as a waterbender. He trained with me as earnestly as he did with Bumi and Tenzin afterward. His eyes would light up just as brilliantly for us, for us, because we were enough.”
This is the sort of father I know Aang was. Alongside Katara, he made Kya a masterful waterbender. Bumi’s skills with a bo staff are largely unparalleled because of the intricate technique that went into his footwork. Tenzin is what we’ve been able to see so far.