I don’t have the luxury of knowing what it’s like going from one kid to two kids. Sometimes I wonder if parents even notice that they’ve added another child. Sure it used to be 2-on-1 when they just had the one kid, but when you have two kids it’s still a 1-to-1 ratio so that can’t be that bad right?
Truth is, I’ve gotten so used to three that I can’t imagine what having just two kids is like. Three is the norm for us. And the chaos of three is just another day in our house.
Take Saturday for example. I was going out with the kids so that Tim could stay back and mow the lawn. I fed the kids breakfast, cleaned up the dishes, got shoes and socks on everybody and loaded up the car. It was barely 9 AM and I would count that as success. We were almost to our destination when I hear the following phrase:
“Mom! I’m still in my jammies!” Keep Reading…