"You're not a REAL mom until you have your Really? Having an only child does not make you lesser of a mom. Moms of only children experience their own challenges. Parenthood is hard no matter how many kids you have.
If you are new to my website, I highly recommend reading a few of my previous posts before reading this post about deciding to have an only child. They are long, but this post will make more sense if understood in the proper context.
We are the thankful parents of our only child, a daughter who is currently eight nine ten. It was never our intention to have an only child. We always saw ourselves with at least a few children and were open to more than a few if that was how God.