Everyone has regrets in life, even parents. They might not regret having you as a child, but there may have been one traumatic experience in their life that they wish they could take back while raising you.
Today, we’re going to take a look at 50+ stories from parents who shared their biggest regrets about raising their beautiful children. If you’re going to become a parent soon, you should probably take these lessons to heart.
Publicly Shaming Their Kids
This woman took her teenage daughter out to teach her how to drive. Things were going pretty smoothly until a man claimed that the daughter had grazed his car while driving. The car owner was understandably upset, so the mother decided that she’d teach her kid about being more careful by shouting at her in the parking lot.
Here’s where her lifelong regret set in. The mother knew her daughter didn’t do anything. She only pretended to discipline her child so that A) he wouldn’t call the police, and b) she would look like a good mother, at the expense of her daughter’s pride. Good going.