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Tag: family planning

Please, Don’t Ask

Please don’t ask me when I’m having another baby.  I know I’m having fun with my friend’s chunky little infant. You know why? Because I...

5 Things I Wish I Knew Before Baby #2

Our second child came as a surprise. I’m not gonna lie. I cried, and I was terrified. I love being a mother, and I...

Having My Last Baby

I'm currently 25 weeks pregnant with my fourth baby. My last baby...EVER. Just saying those words makes me stop and think how did we...

The Third Baby Debate

It’s true, plane rides, hotel rooms and restaurants are made for families of four. With two little ones, I have firsthand experience. There’s one...

Only Child versus Sibling: How Do They Differ?

Growing up as an only child, I couldn't complain. There weren't hand-me-downs or shared bedrooms, and the attention was always on me. As I...

A First and Last Baby at the Same Time

Pretty early on in my pregnancy, my husband and I came to the decision that barring any divine intervention, this baby would be our...

Unexpectedly Expecting

The blue balloons flew out of the box and all the emotions consumed me. The exciting afternoon of my son's (my second child) gender reveal gathering...

An Only with an Only; Tales from a Spoiled Only Child

  It's begun.​ ​​Our​ ​son​ ​is​ ​21 months​ ​old,​ ​and​ ​we’re​ ​getting​ ​the​ ​“So...is​ ​there​ ​talk​ ​of​ ​a second​ ​child?” question.​ ​​Already?!​​​ ​So​ ​soon?!​ I’ll​ ​admit,​...

Please Stop Asking Me About Having Another Baby

When I was pregnant, I was bombarded with inappropriate questions and unwelcome belly touching. It was as though people saw I was expecting and...

Birth Order Doesn’t Matter as Much as We Think

I have three kids. I can officially say that I have a first, middle and youngest child. The mothering I do for my 1-year-old...

Are You Finished Having Kids Yet?

How many kids do you have? When will you have your next? Oh good, you got your girl - you can be done now, right? Do any...