Let’s face it, parenting can be a tough gig. So tough, in fact, that sometimes we need a reminder of all the brilliant things kids bring to our lives. With this in mind we share news of an excellent thread from Reddit that focuses in on the positives of parenting.
“What are some things about parenting/ being a parent that you love?” one Redditor asked and the answers are as wholesome as they are bolstering. Read on …
1. Growing a 'good person'
“My daughter is about to turn seven. But the emotionally mature things that leave her mouth give me so much hope that she’s growing into a good person, and I love that.”
“She combats negative thought patterns, in herself and points it out for others. Things like, ‘You look beautiful without makeup, mommy!’ Or ‘You’re not bad at this game, you just need practice.’ It’s the small things she says that make me wonder how on earth did I create such a compassionate little being.”
“Watching her grow into whoever she is becoming is my absolute favorite part. I couldn’t be more proud of her for latching on and understanding that nobody is perfect, and everyone is perfect.”