It's an oldie but goodie: last year's post from Katie Wetherbee is making the rounds again. In Joy, or "Just Wait?" the author describes how she winced when she overheard a women bitterly warning a young couple about their brand new baby. "Just wait," the older woman said. Just wait until that cute little baby grows up and turns into a terrible teenager. Then we'll see how happy and proud you are!
I remember hearing comments like that when I was a new (and overwhelmed!) mom. It seemed that many parents were suffering from a chronic case of disappointment and dissatisfaction called ”Just-Wait-itis,” characterized by the inflammation of impending doom in...READ MORE