Being a Parent

Being a parent is the toughest job in the world.  Besides requiring a lot of patience and tolerance, a parent is expected to possess the ability to level with a child, and sometimes to outwit and outsmart a 4-foot tall toddler who has the perfect comeback to anything you say.  The job expectation of a parent is that he or she must be prepared, at all times, to clean up any kind of mess, to play any game the child wants to play, and must be ready to plant kisses anywhere at all, lest the little ones get hurt.

Of course, although money cannot buy everything, being somewhat financially sound does help heaps in the parenting role.  Providing the bare necessities like clothes, food and toys are just the tip of the iceberg.  As the kids grow older, parents might find themselves facing a reality check as to how to best provide for their loved ones.  Education plans for the kids, investment funds to secure a brighter future…these are just a start.  Some parents who are looking to move their family to a bigger home to fit an expanding family might also find themselves faced with terms like loan mortgage refinance, to begin with.

Most importantly though, at any time, all parents need to maintain excellent personal credit management.  It is the crucial step that keeps everything intact and in order.

However, at the end of the day, when we take one look at the little kids, and get hugs and kisses from them, we realize that hey, being a parent, however complicated and daunting it may seem, is really worthwhile after all!

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One Response to Being a Parent

  1. Juju says:

    Good one, I never failed to love reading your posts 🙂

    The Giddy Tigress says: Thanks Juju…always good to hear from readers like you! 🙂

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