Fatherhood is hard but we're trying to be experts.
Children are certainly resilient little buggers and can survive and even thrive in some of the harshest environments. But if we give them the proper attention, care, teachings, and love that they need, we get to watch them beautifully flourish (or they might still turn out to be jerks - life is random). We're trying our hardest to raise non-jerks and we've learned tons of lessons along the way. There are, of course, many more lessons yet to be learned.