What does Astronomy have to do with parenting?

Since I had twins 10 years ago, I have learned that parenting is complicated and exhilarating at the same time. I like to compare parenting and its many stages to Astronomy. When our children are small, we move with them in the same orbit to keep them safe. As they mature we may move within another orbit, one with more freedom and choices, like the years in elementary school. The…