The Holy Grail of Parenting Wisdom
Amit Phansalkar
1

Hey Amit, just came across your blog today or rather started reading it today. Firstly, its great that you are actually writing. I have tried, really tried and never got anywhere.

This is a topic that has recently become really interesting to me. I have 14 months old twins and I have only recently started thinking about what kind of parent I am and what kind of parent I want to be. I totally agree with whatever you have written here particularly the convincing and the listening thing. I always envision myself as a really friendly mom, listening and explaining things. But I had also envisioned other stuff like my babies never wearing diapers, never giving them the phone for a minute, never switching on the TV in front of them and these things didn’t work out like that. Twins, a career, sleep deprivation, sheer exhaustion, lack of time, taking care of a house, and the list goes on…It is frightening to think if I will ever get the time to be the parent I want to be..

When does it get better? And if you could pick one quality that you will actively try to cultivate in your child what would it be?

Like what you read? Give Ravneet Gill a round of applause.

From a quick cheer to a standing ovation, clap to show how much you enjoyed this story.