The first mouthful of mud cake is always the best. As is the first sip of coffee, swig of wine, swim of summer — and sequels, we all know, are never a patch on the original. So as I sit here sick, tired and not duly enamoured with the miracle morphing in my uterus, I posit this question: “Is anyone else not as excited about their second pregnancy?” Google says yes. There are numerous forums filled with mothers timidly broaching the topic, and to them (and myself) I say, it’s OK. We’re all incredibly lucky and grateful to be doubly blessed, but there are totally unavoidable physical, psychological — and just plain honest — reasons why we might not be getting our glow on this time. First of all . . .
Publication: POPSUGAR Parenting Australia