Parenting is just like sport. Just without the sponsorships (bummer).
I remember doing hurdles in high school. They were frightening. As I approached each hurdle my body would tense, my mind wondering if I'd get over it. I would, and with that would come a sense of relief. However the relief was always short-lived, because once again, I'd be faced with another set of hurdles and so on and so on, until I'd finally reach the finishing line.
Parenting isn't unlike a hurdles race. With each newhurdleissue, comes a sense of tension, until finally, youget over itwork it out, and then BAM!, you're on your way to your nexthurdleproblem.
Ask any pregnant woman and she will tell you that now she’s expecting what once smelled delicious - like roasting coffee beans for example, has suddenly become the one smell that induces an overwhelming feeling of nausea. For some women the pregnant nose goes into smell overdrive with incredible detection ability, in fact increased smell sensitivity can save lives. Just ask your local gas company – pregnant…