Definitely a great read for any new parent. 26 excellent points, well articulated and thought provoking. Go!
Being a parent can be one of the sources of our greatest joys. It is also – intermittently – the cause of some of our deepest sorrows. It is likely that we will spend at least some of the time in despair and confusion, wondering whether it really had to be so hard.
And next time your child acts out, remember:
“The child needs to be horrible and rejecting now in order, later, to be authentic appreciative and wise.”
Source: The Philosophical Parent