Becoming a Parent

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Becoming a Parent

It’s sad to know that some people will never know how becoming a parent really feels. Becoming a parent can change a person’s life in many different ways. I always knew I wanted kids when I got old enough. My son is 12 years old and growing up fast. It hasn’t been easy and it isn’t going to get any easier from this point because he is becoming a teenager. My daughter is about to turn four in December and with her it has been a whole different experience than with my son. I can only imagine what the future holds for them. There are many things in life to be thankful for, but having children can help a person realize how much they have to be thankful for. Becoming a parent is one of the best things a person can ever do for his or her self.

Why do people want to become parents? One reason people want to become a parent is because they want to be able to raise a child of their very own and no one else would be able to tell them how to raise them. A parent can only hope that they we will raise their children better than their parents raised them and that their children will do an even better job than they did. People may try to tell someone else how to raise their child but it is still the parent’s final decision. A child will bring a family joy and happiness. Having children will help make your family feel more complete. Another reason people want to become a parents is because it gives a mother or father an overwhelming feeling that only real loving parents can describe. Parents are able to watch their children grow from peanut-sized speck on an ultrasound to a complex individual. When people have children they look forward to seeing who that child looks most like the father or mother. Parenting helps people become a more compassionate person to every situation that he or she may encounter. Parents want to be able to protect their children from anything and everything. It’s hard to let go and let them do things that may end up getting them...
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