Like I said last week, I've been through the baby, toddler, child, and tween years. Being firmly entrenched in the teenager years, I can tell you this: The terrible twos were a piece of cake. For those of you with kids, you know when people tell you to enjoy them while they're young? Well, as parents, we don't listen to that advice as carefully as we should. I know that I didn't.
Teenager truism: The first 12 years of raising a child are a walk at the beach compared to the next five or six.