• What I Don't Tell People When They Ask Why My Daughter Is An Only Child

    5 monthes ago - By Scary Mommy

    Living in rural Mexico, I'm a bit of an anomaly as the mother of an only child. Women see me and Maya together and ask - do you have other children? When I say no, they ask why.
    No matter what reason I give them for not having another child - like my age (I'm 46 and recently went through menopause), my struggles with infertility , and that I like having just one child - they still insist I should have another one. It just doesn't seem to compute in their minds why I would stop trying to have more, no matter what might stand in my way. God works in mysterious ways, and may bless my uterus...
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