Remember, the fear of the unknown is a universal and powerful fear. Your child is not a mind reader. Knowing what to expect in their lives can make the difference between a happy kid and a tense anxious kid.
I knew it. I read about it, heard about it, and learned about it. However, nothing prepares you for it until you’ve actually experienced it yourself.
Please, oh please, stop telling mothers to “Enjoy every minute because it goes by so fast.”