Parenthood

What Mom Friends Shouldn’t Say

From the first moment you announce that you are expecting a little bundle of joy, in the sea of congratulations and heart emojis, you are always hit with at least one dreaded “just wait!” Your baby is literally only the size of a small fruit and Debbie Downer is already hitting you with:

 

“Just wait until you are 9 months pregnant and you want to die!”

 

“Just wait until you see how horrible labor is!”

 

“Just wait until they are born and you never ever sleep again and your life is over!” etc.… READ THE REST

Maybe I Don’t Want Children

I’m not one of those girls who longs to have children. I’ve never felt that motherhood is my calling in life. I have nothing against those who do feel that way, but when I look at my dream life, the number of children in it varies day to day, if they’re even there at all.… READ THE REST

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