One of my favorite parts of this strange and unexpected blogging career of mine, is that I get to play so many different roles. Some days I’m a managing editor, some days I’m a photographer and graphic designer, some days I’m even a coder (those are usually dark days indeed).
Some of my favorite days lately have been when I get to put on my “writer” hat over at eHow’s Mom Channel.
I’ve been stretching myself a bit this year and taking on more parenting topics (less crafts and DIYs). This month I’m tackling what it’s like to have three kids (something I couldn’t get enough info. on before actually having my third child) and I’d love for you to click over and check it out.
Here’s an excerpt…
…At the time, it felt like a monumentally important decision, perhaps one of the biggest of my life. So I did what I always do when it comes to the important stuff — I researched. I had heart-to-heart discussions with my close friends (and, I admit, cornered a few unlucky acquaintances).
And, of course, I Googled. Terms like “what it’s really like to have three kids” and “can you handle three kids” were regulars in my search bar. The results were somewhat homogenous and not altogether encouraging. There were many mentions of no longer being able to “play man-to-man defense” and more than one blogger pointed out that the world, or at least this country, is basically set up for a family of four.
Now that I’m the proud mama of a 6-year-old, 4-year-old and, yes, a 7-month-old, I feel there are a few things I need to add to the Internet’s conversation on life with three kids. READ MORE HERE