I'm sure you are an admirable parent as well.
Your children determine your life in so many ways in terms of responsibility for their future.
It's not always easy with tantrums and hormones etc., but stick with them - support them whenever you can.
The best love in the world is being blessed with children - The Wife & I have two still at home (28 & 25), and, frankly, I'm glad they are still here. Love them both to bits!
Ok - soppy moment over - but that's how it is & I'm happy
Aww you old softy
I have many children which not my own, but they keep in touch and I am 'mum' Always there to help them if they need me even though most are now in their 20's. gets a bit expensive for Weddings and Christenings
=- Recently went to a young child's birthday party to find two other of my extended family their with thei children - lovely surprise and reunion
Then of course there is my daughter with mobility problems - always around for her when she calls me - which is pretty often
WCT - never forget that once you would have been the ago your daughter is at as she moves through what can be the difficult teenage years. You will survive - just