No one said parenting would be easy. But why did nobody ever mention the sleepless nights? How come I was never told about the constant worries over weight gain (or lack of it)? Couldn’t destruction; about the fretting over developmental milestones; and, last but certainly not least, about the crippling cost?
And if you think I must have been on planet Zog because everyone knows life is blown to smithereens by having a baby, then think again. I’m not talking about theits me difficulties and frustrations of little warned about was that it would only be now, 16 years after giving birth for the first time, that I’d be facing my hardest challenges as a parent