I recently read Jennifer Senior’s article “All Joy and No Fun” in “New York Magazine.” In her essay, Senior discusses the nitty-gritty side of parenthood and the fact that parents often report being less happy than their childless counterparts. The article has had me blogging and ruminating. Consider this:
When people wait to have children, they’re also bringing different sensibilities to the enterprise. They’ve spent their adult lives as professionals, believing there’s a right way and a wrong way of doing things; now they’re applying the same logic to the family-expansion business….
Do you agree with this statement? When did you start having kids? Early on or later? How do you think that affected your adjustment to parenthood? To see my own experience, visit DefiningMotherhood.com.