Parenting is hard work

THEY ALL recalled collective enthusiasm, joy and great expectation when they first realised that they were going to be parents. This bliss and excitement materialised for most. Not so for many others.

“Some of the fun don’t look so fun anymore,” said Kenny Myers, the father of a three-year-old son, summing up his feelings about the experience. The responsibility that comes with parenting is often understated, he said, as there is a lot of work to be done. Nevertheless, he is honoured to be a parent.

Myers was one of several parents who attended a recent parenting seminar hosted by Dr Melrose Rattray at the Knutsford Court Hotel in St Andrew. They all seemed to share similar sentiments. Being a parent is hard work.

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kimesha Posted by: kimesha November 9, 2009 at 12:05 pm