Wednesday, July 9, 2008

10 Things No One Tells You About Parenthood

This is a funny list that is so true! I especially like #4:

Not going to the bathroom by yourself. When your kids are babies, the bathroom is the only place you can get your head together. It’s also one of the only places you can actually read. I read ESPN’s Bill Simmons’ entire book over the course of the week in the bathroom when my youngest was a baby. And then he turned two. If he’s not forcing his way in to watch “how it’s really done” he’s banging on the door screaming “lemme in!” or sliding all his books underneath. There is no peace with toddlers.

The rest: The way you view the world changes, you'll feel like a failure, you have no time, parenthood will turn you soft, they will embarrass you, worrying, you won't be the parent you think, sickness and the feeling of unconditional love.

1 comment:

beth ewing said...

that drives my husband crazy. but i ask him "what do you think i do during the day when you're not here?". i just worry we're getting to an age that it's not that appropriate anymore.