My little one will be 3 in a couple of months and I’m feeling nostalgic as his babyhood slips away. I remember wondering if there was enough room in my heart to love another child as much as I loved the first one. Turns out, there was no need to worry — and this one from last winter proves it.
There’s no bigger change in a woman’s life than becoming a mother for the first time. With my first child, it seemed like every day brought 100 new surprises.
But when I became pregnant for the second time, I thought I got this! And in some ways, that was true. I didn’t stress nearly as much about every little thing. But I quickly learned that boy #2 was his own person — and that I still had a lot to learn.
1. Just because your pregnancy went a certain way with the first child doesn’t mean it will go anything like that with the next one.
2. A baby doesn’t have to be carried all that carefully. In fact, he’ll adjust quite easily to being carried like a football. [Read more…]