24 One-minute parenting lessons it took a lifetime to learn
We had 3 babies in four years. Then when those 3 were teens, we started fostering babies. And while I may have thought I was ready to be a parent with that first pregnancy, I was not. No matter what you think you already know going in, the experience of being a parent is like no other. Here are some things I learned along the way…
3. Every child eventually learns to speak legibly, feed themselves, use the potty alone, dress themselves, tie their shoes and read. Relax about when it happens. It will happen. Remember that the windows of typical developmental milestones are based on broad averages. Which means that some may fall outside those windows a little bit. But most kids eventually catch up. And if your child doesn’t, you’ll figure the best way to help.
So there you go. My top 24 parenting lessons. For today that is. Even though our kids are grown, I continue to figure out how to parent them.
Love on those babies! You’ve got this parenting thing. You are exactly what your child needs.
Until next time,