Dwyane Wade reveals his parenting fears: ‘You don’t need to mess up'

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Ahead of the premiere of his new documentary, Dwyane Wade is reflecting on turning into a father at age 20. (Photo: Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

Dwyane Wade is reflecting on being a father to an 18-year-old son and why parenthood could be so scary.

People earlier than the Sunday premiere of his ESPN documentary, “D. Wade: Life Unexpected,” that he tried his greatest to boost good youngsters.

Gabrielle Union, advised the outlet. “When a kid is born, they don’t come out with a pamphlet that’s like, ‘Okay, these are the directions for this kid.’ So you just figure it out and try to help raise someone who’s good and kind, and just characteristics that you want your kids to hopefully have. And that’s in you already.”

Wade added, “You’re afraid because you don’t want to mess up; you don’t want anything to happen to them. But I think, ultimately, we all have it inside of us to help lead someone, whether that’s your kids, godson or goddaughter, niece or nephew, coworker — we all have it in us to lead. It’s no different when you have a kid.”

NBA star Dwyane Wade (R) is about to ship his 18-year outdated son Zaire (L) off to school. (Photo by Issac Baldizon/NBAE through Getty Images)

Kaavia, 15 months, Xavier, 6, and 12-year-old Zaya, who modified pronouns to "she" and "her" after being born as Zion. Wade additionally serves as guardian of nephew Dahveon, 18.” data-reactid=”55″>Wade can also be father to Kaavia, 15 months, Xavier, 6, and 12-year-old Zaya, who modified pronouns to “she” and “her” after being born as Zion. Wade additionally serves as guardian of nephew Dahveon, 18.

Dwyane advised Ellen DeGeneres. “And we’re proud allies as well. And we take our roles and our responsibility as parents very seriously.”

Instagram video that includes him praising Zaya for being a “leader.”” data-reactid=”57″>Also in February, the athlete additionally posted an Instagram video that includes him praising Zaya for being a “leader.”

Wade not too long ago advised Good Morning America that he hesitated to debate Zaya’s selections in his new undertaking. “I struggled on how much I wanted to talk about it in the doc,” he mentioned. “I actually didn’t talk about it a lot, but I knew if I put it in the doc at all it would be a big conversation. Yes, we understand that our daughter’s 12 years old. We struggled with what people would say about a 12-year-old making a decision about her life, but we also know our child.”

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