Mother’s Day classic: Why birth order matters

Too all the 1-3 children 4 children and more good luck!!!

bluebird of bitterness

PREGNANCY

1st baby: You start wearing maternity clothes as soon as you have a positive pregnancy test.

2nd baby: You wear your regular clothes for as long as you can squeeze into them.

3rd baby: Your maternity clothes ARE your regular clothes.

PREPARING FOR THE BIRTH

1st baby: You practice your breathing exercises religiously.

2nd baby: You don’t bother, because you learned the hard way that the breathing exercises don’t help.

3rd baby: You ask for an epidural in your eighth month.

BABY’S WARDROBE

1st baby: You pre-wash all the baby clothes, color-coordinate them, and fold and store them neatly.

2nd baby: You check to make sure that the clothes are clean and throw out only the ones with the worst stains.

3rd baby: A few boxes of disposable diapers and a small stack of hand-me-down t-shirts will do the trick.

AT HOME

1st baby: You spend a good bit of…

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7 thoughts on “Mother’s Day classic: Why birth order matters

  1. thoughts on the future

    1st child: a graduate of mit or cambridge. a winner of the noble prize and pulitzer.
    2nd child: a graduate of the local college. just don’t come back to live with mom.
    3rd child: just don’t be a high school drop out. try to not live the night in the slammer.

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  2. Ha, that’s pretty funny. I’m on my first baby so I don’t know the comparison yet but I’ll admit I’m a little more laid back so I’m wondering by baby three what I’ll do! An Antartica paddling adventure in week three instead of warm weather only vacations perhaps?
    I DID organize all the clothes and wash them first and have them ready to go in boxes for when she grows out of the next set 😀

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