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Does It Ever Get Easier?

Posted On: Jul 19, 2019   |   Posted By: Scary Mommy

Does It Ever Get Easier?

Let's face it. This parenting shit isn't easy. Yes, it's wonderful and you wouldn't trade it for the world, but does it ever get easier? Two years from now, will you finally be able to relax? Does motherhood ever get easier? Let's take a look at this from the beginning, shall we?
Newborns
Hard. Fragile and easily pissed off, they are kind of like little caterpillars that wiggle around and fart a lot. They poop, scream, cry, have stomach pains, spit up, and eat all the time. It's a 24-hour festival of fuss and liquid. The main goal is to keep them healthy, clean, and dry.
Infants
Exhausting. Similar to newborns, but their poops get bigger and they become mobile. In other words, they can now get hurt. Teething is a bitch and a lot of babies want to be held all the flipping time. You learn to do many things one-handed, even laundry. Showers? Forget about it. You'll have your own scent and you will get used to it. For you, sleep only happens if you are lucky enough to get a concussion. Good luck with...

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