That's life, deal with it. There’s nothing more emotionally draining and dissatisfying for me than to hear the words “That’s life. Deal with it.” Especially when they’re coming from the person you’ve decided to “do life” with. If "deal with it" means just go with it, then that doesn't sit right with me. Not always. In my mind, there are a lot of things that happen in life...that can go…
Based on these and the questions from Part 1, the general topics that seem to arise surround stress management, childhood experiences and handling interactions with extended family/in-laws.
I feel obligated to say as well that if you were like I was before I had a baby, don't think you need to do a total 180 on your idealism. You might end up with a baby who never cries, is happy to be in anyone's arms, will happily drink from a bottle as well as your boob even though they're exclusively breast milk-fed and loves their sleep.
We want it all. In fact, some of us are encouraged to go for it all. Why not aim high? Aim for the husband, the babies and the top position in that company and all before you're 35. There are women out there doing it. Why can't you?
Not talking about certain things before baby can mean a miserable first few years. These are 11 things to discuss before having a baby with your partner.
I was in a catastrophic car accident almost 4 years ago. I'm not 100% but I don't need my wheelchair or cane anymore. I once thought having family was not in my cards because of this. I was wrong.