Approximately eleven years ago my life changed forever. My son came screaming into the world. Really, the child came out crying. All the movies that I had seen up to that point gave the impression that babies had to be slapped before they cried. But nope, this one came out screaming as if to say, “How dare you disturb me!”
Over the past decade or so I’ve learned a few things about what it means to be a parent. I’ll share five of them with you:
1. You will have to do the disgusting things. Yes, the nose wiping, butt-cleaning, washing the poop out of all the things kinda things. Babies are messy. I once had to clean poop off a wall three feet away from where he lay on the bed.
What can I say?
It was a projectile. I was lucky to get out of the way in time.
Read the rest of this article at Amor Vincit Omnia (Love Conquers All) where I'm participating in Cynthia's Christian Momma feature.