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What is different about what you thought being a parent would be like, and what it's really like?


Asked by SweetLuci at 10:57 AM on Mar. 7, 2011 in General Parenting

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  • I didnt realize there would be THIS MUCH cleaning! lol. I also didnt know I would turn into one of those moms who worry every waking moment about my children. Major anxiety! lol

    Answer by merandaobrien at 9:32 PM on Mar. 7, 2011

  • You do everything you said you would not do lol

    Answer by Hatsumomo at 3:20 PM on Mar. 7, 2011

  • Being a parent is everything I imagined and much, much, more!!! I couldn't imagine my life without my son!

    Answer by Alcavin08 at 11:11 AM on Mar. 7, 2011

  • Well I never gave it much thought before I had kids, but I had my kids young. I would say it is awesome and life changing. Sometimes as a mom I feel overwhelmed and you find yourself wondering if your a good parent. Your kids become you life (literally) and your whole day revolves around them. At times it can be bittersweet but to see such innocent love is amazing.

    Answer by sweetiepie8540 at 3:21 PM on Mar. 7, 2011

  • I thought my kid would listen better

    Answer by lstrickland at 8:57 PM on Mar. 7, 2011

  • i never would have thought that it would be this hard or this wonderfull....ALL at the same time:)

    Answer by cl1998 at 9:11 PM on Mar. 7, 2011

  • I always joked about kids not coming with a manual. I really wish, now, that they did come with a manual.

    Answer by dancinintherain at 9:18 PM on Mar. 7, 2011