4 things we all should know about parenting
Being a parent is an incredible experience. Unbelievable, actually. How could anyone a little bit sane sentence once self to lifetime of worries and sleepless nights… Yeah, sleepless nights don’t actually go away after the first 2 years. That’s it. *laughing*
Nope. It’s just the beginning.
Anyways. There are some things every parent needs to know about his future. Need to knows.
1. Every word you say has a meaning
Having children is like being stalked by CIA. Your every step being watched, every conversation being listened.
So you want to be careful, when you talk.
Some of my mom’s words are still pretty live in my head. You know:
If you don’t eat your veggies, you’ll end up links that sick man on the corner
I said no sweets before dinner! Or your head will explode
Gosh, the last one is still bothering me pretty seriously.
2. The might not turn out the way you want the to
Yes. Embrace it. They might not become famous artists or sport stars. They might not want to be achievers. And you should learn to live with it
3. Learn to let go
One day, they will leave your house. And you should learn to let them go. They don’t owe you anything. So don’t expect anything.
4. Love them
Love them the way they are. They will always return your calls and visit you for Christmas. If they feel how loved they are.
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