Parenthood doesn’t come with an instruction manual, but with a lot of help from the ABC’s of parenting you’ll survive. The L’s of parenting are simple: learn everyday, laugh everyday, and love everyday.
From the time you hold your newborn until you die you never stop being a parent. Because parenthood is not an easy job, you need to practice the L’s of parenting. Learning, laughing, and loving help you sharpen your skills.
You’re not born with parenting skills. Parenting has to be learned. In most situations you learn as you go and grow as you learn. With your first child, you probably read every parenting book, take advice from family or friends, but you can’t really parent unless you learn from your own mistakes. Read the rest of this entry »