Parker County Today March 2018 - Page 100

Bringing Up Baby BY THE WILD BIRD CENTER, WEATHERFORD, TX Parenting is a tough job. You work dawn to dusk to earn a living and to keep bread on the table, you knock your- self out teaching them life skills, and what thanks do you get? “Mom, I’m hungry. Got any extra bugs?” and “Dad, I’ve gotta stay here for a few more days, just until I can get on my feet, OK?” Fledging babies is a tough job, but it ha