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it was supposed to be easy

Originally featured on Scary Mommy      All my life, I’ve operated under the impression that having kids is quite simple.  (Not the actual act of childbirth, mind you.  I’m not quite that naive.)  Step 1.) Find husband.  Step 2.) Have sex with husband.  Step 3.) Nine months later, pop out a beautiful baby.      For me, step one was only marginally easy.  I may have had a minor panicky thought around age 26 or 27 that I might never get married.  That I might end up the one… Read more it was supposed to be easy