Now That You’re a Parent, You Can Look Forward to…

by Angela Watson

    The Terrible Twos
  • Speaking in baby talk
  • Knowing your kid is the cutest and smartest
  • Trying to get back into your skinny jeans
  • Remembering what sleep was like
  • Critiquing other people’s parenting skills
  • Receiving unsolicited parenting advice
  • The collision of “theory” and “practice”
  • Wiping up all manner of toxic excretion
  • The end of spontaneity
  • Packing a full on suitcase for the simplest of outings
  • Saving for college
  • Never-ending worry
  • Incredibly bad crayon artwork on the fridge
  • Calling your spouse “mommy” or “daddy”
  • Suppressing moments of unmitigated rage
  • Constantly second-guessing yourself
  • A higher understanding of selflessness
  • No longer needing an alarm clock
  • Your living room constantly looking like a toy store
  • Baby-proofing the entire house
  • Realizing you ARE just like your parents after all
  • Moments of unsurpassed awe
  • Incomprehensible love
  • Becoming a conservative
  • Having the next kid

Information published on The Rainbow Babies website is not a substitute for proper medical advice, diagnosis, treatment or care. Always seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health providers with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

Disclaimer: The Rainbow Babies provides sample contracts and legal/social health articles for informational purposes only—please do not consider it as legally-binding advice of any kind.