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Parents, What's A Huge Parenting Regret You Have?

Parents, we want to hear from you.

Being a parent isn't an easy job, and most likely, you'll learn A LOT of important lessons as you raise your kids.

So, parents, it's time to get real about your mistakes and regrets that you've now learned from.

Like, maybe you had a demanding work schedule for years, so you struggled with spending time with your kids. And now, you wish you could've found ways to spend more time with them and make memories together while they were growing up.

Perhaps you realize you were dismissive when it came to your child's mental health or challenges they went through — and it really took a toll on your relationship with them.

Or maybe you always wanted to be your child's best friend, but looking back, you realize you were too focused on being a "cool parent" and made some serious mistakes. And now, you wish you provided the guidance, protection, or support your child really needed.

Maybe you regret becoming a parent altogether because even though you love your child, you don’t exactly ~like~ parenting.

In the comments below, tell us about the experiences, mistakes, and regrets you've had as a parent that you'd want others to learn from. Or, if you prefer to remain anonymous, feel free to share your answer using this Google form. Your response could be featured in an upcoming BuzzFeed Community post.