Parenting…no experience necessary, no success guaranteed.
Today you have to be licensed and trained to do carpentry work, to install plumbing, to practice nursing and to drive a car. Yet it is assumed that if and when someone becomes a parent, they will vicariously have the tools necessary to raise children and become a great parent.
Bookstores are filled with books directed at acquiring the skills needed to teach little Johnny how to make his bed, how to grow up gluten free and how to be a math wizard by second grade. Yet few books are written for parents to show them how to be parents as opposed to how to do parent skills and tricks.
Fifty percent of American parents grew up in broken or dysfunctional homes and received precious little parental training. Call Me Dad; Five Steps To Becoming The Parent You Never Had, was written with them in mind as a primer on how to become a great parent in spite of their past.