My parents were in over their head. They couldn’t maintain any illusion of order or control as they welcomed 8 kids via C-section in 13 years. The last few deliveries became increasingly fraught, such that when they announced my mom was pregnant at Christmas, my curmudgeon teen comment was a sigh. “There goes the summer.” After that baby, to their sadness and relief, their run of fertility ended…
Do you want to give your children a lifelong gift? Give them the gift of more siblings…..
Praise the Lord