My daughter loved the classic Curious George books when she was about two. Those stories are from another time when parents apparently had nothing to do. Each runs at least fifty pages. Fifty pages. To make matters worse, she had memorized the stories, which meant I couldn’t fudge it and skip over large swaths of text.
My favorite kind of parent are those who don’t pretend life is glitter and butterflies all the time. Let’s be honest: if your kid has never been in timeout or had that mean-fast-parent-walk head towards them, you should get some sort of medal.
My son was diagnosed with ADHD at 8 years old. I knew something was different from the moment he was born.
Somewhere between Generation X and millennial movement, school has become so much more involved for parents, and so much more complex than it used to be.
Knowing these regrets can transform your parenting journey. If you want to learn how to be a better mom or dad, keep these in mind every day.