6 Become a parent
There is nothing else on earth that will make you feel so
complete, protective, proud, old and young or energetic and
tired, as having a child.
Of course, having a child should not be taken lightly, it is the
most important decision you are ever likely to make. For both
your benefit and the child's benefit, the timing has to be
right, and a loving and suitable environment has to be
If you are able to provide a secure and caring environment to
raise a child and are considering starting a family, but you are
perhaps nervous, or focusing on your career, many, many
people will doubtless tell you that becoming a parent is the
most fulfilling and rewarding thing you can ever do.