#BigParentingIdea — Enjoy Your Childhood While It Lasts! (No Wonder Being An Adult Scares The Hell Out Of Them)

Saying to a child “Enjoy your childhood while it lasts” is like saying to her

Look, your adult life will suck most of the time (because that’s just the way it is — adult life sucks), so get the most joy out of being a child.

I think it’s a nonsense cliche statement. It’s based on a unwarranted assumption that this kid’s life will be screwed up just like her parents’.

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Fundamental questions about the way we parent

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