Parenting is one of the most, special, unique, rewarding.... frightening, harrowing and arduous jobs any human can take on. There is no perfect way to do it correctly. Children can be... difficult, to say the least. So if you an discover ways to temper the stress and make the experience more enjoyable, why wouldn't you? Children are meant to be molded. Do as you must!
If there's one thing the five "Terminator" movies taught us is robots are a very bad idea. Yet, science keeps pushing us in that direction, as if there isn't 100+ years of science fiction teaching us that's a silly venture. Yet, we currently travel around with a constantly updating computer in our pocket all day and no one blinks an eye. Who knows? They could be listening to us right now.