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What you need to know about having a second child

A friend once told my husband, “You don’t really have kids until you have kids. Plural.” At the time, with one sweet squishy infant who was a ton of work, I thought it was a really obnoxious thing to say. Now I get it. Somehow double the children seems to equal quadruple the work. Parents of 3+? R-E-S-P-E-C-T. If you’re thinking of doubling down, here’s some info that might help.

You thought your first child was life-changing? Wait until you have your second one.