Instead you found yourself enamored with that little baby who would begin to redefine your life.
If camping is not your thing, I suggest booking a hotel and explaining room service and eating dinner on the balcony is almost the same thing as pitching a tent and cooking chili on a propane burner Travel to expensive sporting venues and tournaments, willing to coordinate with other mothers, be eager to assume the role of leader or contributor, Snack provisioning without advanced notice — this is not limited to shuttle service Late night hospital visits Pick ups at There is an extended period of calm following the fifth birthday, but loss of sleep resumes in the tween years following the discussion about safe sex, birth control, and is a constant companion during the high school dating years.
A wiliness to sacrifice time, personal space, and alone time in the early mornings Accepting you will fall instantly and remain unconditionally hooked until your last breath. Ability to worry incessantly from the instant you lay eyes on the bundle of joy and continue worrying long after the child becomes an adult Acceptance you will fail and have bad mom moments at least daily Be able to jump out of a hot bath and run flat out at neck breaking speeds if the screaming from the living room is blood curdling.
Face stimulating technical challenges such as fractions, changing the back tire of a bicycle, creating a Face Book account, or programing TIVO Having air traffic controller skills is a must as you will be required to maintain calendars, coordinate multiple homework projects, and shuttle runs Must assume accountability for the quality of the final output You must have a surplus of medical supplies, chocolate chip cookies, and good insurance.
Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work well with and on small teams Always hope for the best but be willing to accept the worst Ability to take charge and resolve hostile situations at any instant Willingness to take risks and try new ideas Mature confidence in making decisions — including the mundane Passionate about influencing the outcome with no expectation of acknowledgement and hoping if not praying your sacrifice yields a positive impact in the their life and the rest of the world Having a whimsical attitude is a huge plus, as well as the ability to laugh when tears are more appropriate.
Be exceptionally forgiving Posses the ability to love on demand Be able to say no when you want to say yes, to say yes when you want to lock them in the bedroom and throw away the key until you are ashes in the wind or the world ends.
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