One father looking at the parenting process in retrospect had some practical things to add to that. “If I were starting my family again,” he said this, “I would love my wife more in front of my children. I would laugh with my children more at our mistakes and our joys. I would listen to my children more, even to the littlest one. I would be more honest about my weaknesses and not pretend perfection. I would pray differently for my familyâ€”rather than focusing on them, Iâ€™d focus on me. I would do more things with my children. I would do more encouraging. I would bestow more praise. I would pay more attention to little things. I would speak about God more intimately out every ordinary thing of every ordinary day, I would point them to God.