What surprised you about being a parent?
I had an idea of what it would be like as a parent, but I really had no idea what I was getting myself into when I got pregnant with my oldest.
I was surprised how little sleep I could function on.
I was surprised how much I would miss my baby when someone else was holding them.
I was surprised that a smile from a baby could make everything better.
And as my kids have gotten older:
I am surprised by their quick wit.
I am surprised by how much I love the teen years.
I am surprised by how much a ten year old boy can eat!
What surprised you about parenting?
I was surprised how one silly little smile from her instantly lit up my day.
I was surprised how much I missed her, the few times I left her in the care of a grandparent so I could get some Me Time.
I was surprised how quickly a year has passed.
I was surprised how much they can make me smile in a day.
Man I love my babies.
I was susprised at just how deeply I would love him.
I'm surprised on how quickly they develop and how overwhelmed I would be with all the information out there on what to do.
I too am surprised with just how little sleep you can function on.