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Having More Children

Never Happy: Yearning for a Third

Allison Alter | Posted 05.16.2016 | Parents
Allison Alter

I never particularly wanted children. My husband did, but once told me he hoped the person he married had a determined drive to expand the family so ...

The Changing of the Garb: A Pivotal Moment in Motherhood

Kristy L. Moore | Posted 11.30.2015 | Parents
Kristy L. Moore

I swear, I really did try. I got through a few shirts without even batting an eye. But then I realized something that sent me high-speed into an ugly cry: I was switching out the last of his infant clothes. These new sizes were for toddlers.

Room For One More?

Cara McDonough | Posted 11.24.2013 | Parents
Cara McDonough

I don't think there's always a right or wrong answer when contemplating having another child. I do think, however, that there's a certain peace a parent must make with him or herself, regarding this question, or any other.

The Bittersweet Realization I Had About My Family | Posted 06.06.2013 | Parents

We are enough. Some days we are more than enough. I can't imagine starting the clock again. And yet, seeing a woman with a baby in a Bjorn or with a basketball belly can gut me. She's in the midst of a miracle. That will never be me again.

Why I've Never Wanted Another Baby

Devon Corneal | Posted 04.06.2013 | Parents
Devon Corneal

I don't think my take on this is unreasonable. Nor does my husband, who likes to sleep in even more than I do.

Walk Slowly in Motherhood

Jessica F. Hinton | Posted 03.30.2013 | Parents
Jessica F. Hinton

I think with one child, I could more easily trick myself into believing that I could set the pace of our lives, that I could still be this semi-massive orbit and my children would drift along by virtue of gravitational pull. I could be center and still be a mother.

Should We Have Another Baby?

Charlie Capen | Posted 08.13.2012 | Parents
Charlie Capen

The question of whether or not my wife and I should embark on having a second child has been lingering. I know it's not just my decision, but I want to be certain with my own stance on it.

More Kids Won’t Kill Your Career … Unless You Want Them To

BNET | Posted 11.13.2011 | Women

I’ve mostly been avoiding political news lately, but the Republican primary race has still managed to get on my radar. Is Michele Bachmann as crazy ...