Previous Post Next Post

Kid

Brought to you by

10 Experiences I Hope to Avoid as a Parent

By Devan McGuinness |

10 Experiences I Hope to Avoid as a ParentThere are a lot of experiences I hope to have as a parent when it comes to the life that I have with my kids and our experience of growing together as a family.

I want to go on fun day trips to see things that they’ve never seen before, I want to watch my kids make friends and have their first crush. I want to watch them find their place in the world and feel the love and support of their family as they venture out on their own.

However, parenting is not always fun and roses and there are some experiences I really hope to avoid. Some are out of my control, which never feels good as a personally-defined “control freak.” Other situations, I am going to do my best to ensure that we don’t come across them.

Click through to read 10 experiences I hope to avoid as a parent:

nggallery id=’127565′

/
Experiences I Hope I Don't Have as a Parent

Explaining Divorce

I am hoping so much that I won't ever need to explain divorce to my kids or have it impact them personally. I take my marriage seriously and hope we can keep it strong for a lifetime.
Photo credit: photostock

Photo credit: adapted from iStockPhoto

*****

Read more from  on Accustomed Chaos & Unspoken Grief

on Twitter &

!function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=”//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js”;fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,”script”,”twitter-wjs”);

on Facebook

Want more? Find me on Being Pregnant | Babble Kids | Babble Pets

 

More on Babble:

More on Babble

About Devan McGuinness

devanmcguinness

Devan McGuinness

Devan McGuinness is the writer of the lifestyle website byDevan. After surviving 12 miscarriages, Devan founded Unspoken Grief, a resource and support site for perinatal and neonatal loss. Read bio and latest posts → Read Devan's latest posts →

« Go back to Kid

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, profile photo and other personal information you make public on Facebook (e.g., school, work, current city, age) will appear with your comment. Comments, together with personal information accompanying them, may be used on Babble.com and other Babble media platforms. Learn More.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *.

Previous Post Next Post

The Daily Babble