Parents across the world are calling this the best song ever

Millions of parents across the world have been moved by the sentiments in this beautiful song. ‘Slow Down’ by Nichole Nordeman describes with dazzling accuracy the classic parental paradox: bursting with pride at your child’s first milestones and achievements great and small, whilst at the same time knowing with heart-aching certainty that one day, sooner than we think, they will learn to fly by themselves.

Parental advisory warning: this video will really get you deep down in the feels, so brace yourselves for tears a-plenty.