William DeVaughn, “Be Thankful For What You’ve Got”
"Fatherhood, like Life is the story of knowledge acquired too late: if only I?d known then what I know now, how much smarter, abler, stronger, I would have been. But nothing really prepares you for kids, for the swells of emotion that roll through your chest like the rumble of boulders tumbling downhill, nor for the all-enveloping labor of it, the sheer endurance you need. Such a small person! Not much bigger than a loaf of bread at first, yet they takes so much of you. The only way we really learn is by figuring it out as we go along, and even then it changes on us every day. Always improvising, and making it up as we go along, which is a fancy way of saying that we?re doing things we technically don?t know how to do. … But everyday, you love it a little more"
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