Why Having A Second Baby Is A 'Big Effing Deal' To Me

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One mom's response to Jezebel's 'what's the big effing deal about having a second baby?' question.

Yes, the thought of two more newborn stages seems kind of insane, but I'd like to take it one more newborn stage at a time. Can I handle another baby? Absolutely. Even when I think I can't. I clearly never imagined having just one child. Given the struggles it took to make our first, I will be incredibly grateful whenever we are presented with another set of Pink lines

My husband is head over heels for our sweet girl. He is an incredibly loving father. I think it has just been a lot more work than he imagined. And not just for him. He has seen the toll that my style of parenting takes on me day after day and wonders if starting all over again will be worth the extra adorableness babies bring with them. On Nursing A Toddler: Why That TIME Mom Could Be Me

I definitely want my daughter to have a sibling. I want another teeny, tiny baby in my arms. I want another chance at getting that darn bottle thing to work! In fact, I am so sure about having another baby, that in order to present my argument to my husband I will take a tip from my headstrong toddler. I'll arch my back, screech, and refuse to settle down until he hugs me tight, carries me to bed and agrees to get started on another.

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