It's just a great feeling to see your children (furry or otherwise) grow up and develop, acquiring new skills along the way. And these days never last long, so we must treasure them while they do.
It goes through the same routine, Watching, learning, Waiting, Until the time is right
Learn a new language, acquire a new skill, make a fun craft, etc. But, it's okay if you don't feel up to doing any of that. It's fine to just want to rest and relax. You don't have to focus solely on being productive or creative. This is your time, and you should use it however you want to.
I'm very happy to say, I was recently a guest on Fraser's Fun House, run by Melanie Fraser. I participated in her Meet The Blogger feature, a series where she interviews different bloggers.
Mistakes are a critical part of life. They can certainly result in negative consequences, but mistakes are important learning experiences. However, we should use those experiences to grow, learn, and improve ourselves.