I have never been too afraid of becoming a parent or raising kids. I however have always had a couple of fears regarding it.
1.) POTTY TRAINING! I am stressed out about this phase. Most everyone I know is potty trained, so I assume it’s not as hard as I am making it out to be. I have always been afraid of this phase… long before I was ever pregnant. I don’t know when to start, how to start, what to do, how to proceed, etc. etc. etc. I started stressing out about this, when my brother was being potty trained (25+ years ago). When each of my friends have potty trained their kids, it seemed to go smoothly but I stress out because what if I can’t teach my kids, and then I have to change diapers at their High School Graduation.
2) MIDDLE SCHOOL… getting into the WRONG crowd… and getting into Drugs! This is a major fear, but for this I at least have a plan.
3) My kids getting married before they find the right person. ( I guess, if I never potty train, I won’t have to worry about this one!)4) My biggest fear, is that I will die before my kids are grown. It’s more of a selfish fear I suppose. I want to teach them all the wonderful things this world has to offer. I also want to teach them against all the negative things this world has to offer. My children are such a wonderful gift, and I cherish every moment with them. I do not want to leave them alone, I want to help guide them and get them to the point where they depend on God for their strength and guidance. At that point, I can go, but I don’t want to before then!