How Other Parents Do It

Pre-baby, I used to dream about parenting. I had this idea that everything would fall into place and I’d spend my time snuggling pudgy-faced children with a picture book spread between us. Yep, it’d be easy. As long as I followed steps A, B, and C, everything would work out great. But once our sweet little baby came, reality hit and a terrifying thought ballooned: “What if I can’t do this?” Worse yet, “What if I mess our daughter up?” I worried about everything from vaccinations to nutrition, but my biggest concern centered around her faith. How could I encourage her to fall madly in love with Jesus—to make our faith her own? Not knowing what else to do (Read the rest here, then join the cyber chat at Mom’s Together.)

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