Being a parent is a combination of protecting your children while also letting them grow up and learn from their own experiences. Your initial role of caring for and loving your child never goes away, but it does evolve into one of accepting that as they get older, they must learn from experiencing the natural consequence of their actions. And as all parents find out, there are many challenges that they never expected to have to deal with when they first decided to have children.
When you become a parent, everything changes. Children don’t come with user manuals, so it may often seem like you are charting new territory. From how to get them to sleep to how to send them off to college, everything is a learning experience.
If you could have a manual to walk you through the troubles of parenthood, what topics would you like it to cover the most?