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Second Babies

Lies I Told Myself About The Second Baby

In the Powder Room | Posted 02.08.2015 | Parents
In the Powder Room

My carefree life had already been obliterated with the birth of our first child. We'd barely notice the addition of a mere 8 to 10 pounds' worth of additional human in our household. This was what I told myself, along with a few other handy lies...

It's the End of Our World As I Know It, and I Feel... Guilty

Stacey Gish Wallenstein | Posted 11.26.2013 | Parents
Stacey Gish Wallenstein

I just cannot stop thinking how Rebecca's time as an only child and as the center of my universe is over -- which makes me so sad. She, on the other hand, is ecstatic.

Will I Love My Second Son As Much As I Love My First?

Kim Simon | Posted 07.05.2013 | Parents
Kim Simon

The mothers who have walked this road before me tell me that new babies find more curves of your body to snuggle into, everyone fitting perfectly, nestled together like a set of measuring spoons that were always meant to accompany each other. I suppose that it must be true. But what if it isn't?