I just read the post "Some many unknowns". It is so true. In addition to wondering when we will see our LO, I also wonder about other things.
What kind of person will she be?
What will her passions be in life? Will I be a good mother, a good
guide? I know several good women with children in there teens and
twenties that are so lost and mixed up. They have poor relationships, take drugs, think only about themselves, have no ambition, no career, etc. A couple of them actually harm themselves for attention. And there mothers are nice people, that really did try to be good mothers.
I think about how I will
instill in her the desire for a good education and the need to get to
know the world outside of her own and how to give her good role models.
How I will teach her to be both thrifty and yet still charitable with
her resources, how to be both sensitive and loving yet have a thick
enough skin to get by in a harsh and unpredictable world... And then
there's career, nutrition, physical and social activity. So much. I am thirty nine years old. I am no spring chicken and I am apprehensive on how to help mold this little force in the world now that we have created her.