2/ Never lose your sense of humour.
3/ Let the small things go.
4/ The #1 way kids learn is through imitation (so watch out).
5/ Never call your child names - they will echo in his/her mind for years to come.
6/ Listen to the voice of your intuition, it never fails.
7/ Ignore developmental charts.
8/ Children need attention and will do anything to get it - whether it's positive or negative.
9/ You can never give too many hugs.