How to Survive Being a New Parent
Becoming a new parent has its fears, its financial responsibilities, little sleep and lots of diapers. The panic hits you from the first moment you see that amazing, tiny face. You may have had nine months of careful planning and a fruitful baby shower, but nothing can prepare you for the moment you meet your little one and wonder how you will survive being a new parent. Just remember, you are hardly alone, and there’s no shortage of parenting advice to ease the transition.
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We laugh and learn from them, because thankfully, not all parenting mistakes are big enough to doom kids to therapy for life. And, thankfully, kids don’t even remember the rookie mistakes we make in the first year (and the second year too!) when the parental learning curve is steep and the challenges are far too many to avoid bumping into once in a while.