Minor Issues: Practical parenting book a lifeline for those swamped by doubt

Parents are reduced to quivering pools of nerves as soon as they take their first child home from the hospital. ST PHOTO: GAVIN FOO
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SINGAPORE - Being a first-time parent is terrifying.

Something about the initiation into parenthood causes intelligent adults to disconnect from their brains. People with doctorates and otherwise confident adults are reduced to quivering pools of nerves as soon as they take their first child home from the hospital.

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