The subtle art of being a parent

Every parent we have met since we announced we were pregnant or since having a baby, said pretty much the same thing.  

 It’s the hardest but best thing you will ever do. 

I’d like to make it a little more specific. My summary of being a parent is that you are on the fine balancing act of;

a. Letting your child know that you are there for them and that you love them unconditionally, with, 

b. Giving your child the space they need to learn and grow for themselves.