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Lifestyle The 4 biggest mistakes that I made before my kid turned 5

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  • Parenthood has its ups and downs, especially the first time around.
  • My husband and I bribed my son with chocolates and messed up his bedtime routine every now and then, but having a happy and healthy five-year-old outweighs our missteps.
  • Though every parent strives to be the best they can, there are times when we look back and think, “I should’ve done that differently.”
  • Here are the four biggest mistakes that I made before my kid turned five.

When my son turned five early this year, my husband and I clinked our glasses and toasted to each other. We may have bribed him with desserts to take one bite of broccoli, messed up his bedtime routine every now and then, and overindulged him with toys on his birthday. But having a happy, healthy, and warm five-year-old outweighs our missteps.

Though every parent strives to be the best they can, there are times when we look back and think, “I should’ve done that differently.” Here are the 4 biggest mistakes that I made before my kid turned five.

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