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By Elizabeth Murray

Becoming a parent is a life-changing experience; one that comes with a lot of joy, but also questions — and sometimes panic.

And for each question new parents have, there can be a seemingly endless supply of answers. Now, Extra Space Storage has narrowed parenting advice down to its heartwarming essentials in a video called "10 Things I Wish I'd Known Before Having a Baby."

The advice ranges from the practical (get yourself on a schedule! make room for toys!) to the tear-jerking ("Be prepared to love something more than you ever thought you could").

Be sure to watch until tip No. 1. It's well worth the wait.

And if you're looking for more great parenting advice, check out TODAY's ultimate guide on what we wished we'd known before becoming a parent. Want to get in the conversation? Join TODAY's Parenting Community and share what you wish you knew before bringing home your bundle of joy.