Being a parent is one of the most challenging jobs in the world. Fulfilling but exhausting. Stumbling yet falling, and finding your way, the best way that you know how.
Being a parent opens your eyes to causes and issues that somehow make their way into your atmosphere. Misdeeds, injustices, a planet slowly being destroyed… the legacy that is being left…
Being a parent broadens your horizons and stretches your patience past the infinite. We all share the motto “Don’t think about it, just do it”. There are days when it is all you can do, to just get through the day. And then there are other days… other days when you silently stare and marvel at the wonder that is your child.
Being a parent, especially a new one, can be daunting and unpredictable. But it is one you’ll look back on with glasses of the rose-colored variety.
Being a parent gives new meaning to the word “weary”. But it also opens one’s eyes to what the phrase “children are a blessing” really and truly means.
Being a parent means finding your inner protective “mama bear” and remembering the first time you exhibited this lovely trait!
Being a parent pushes you out of your comfort zone and into experiences, poignant yet valuable.
Being a parent is… simply stated… realizing that the world is much bigger than you…