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17 Problems You'll Only Understand If You Have A Second Kid

You love kid #2 as much as kid #1...but you're just so tired.

1. Trying to get kid #2 to nap while your older kid runs around the house like a hurricane.

2. Accidentally calling kid #2 by their older sibling's name.

3. Trying to get solo photos of kid #2 without your older kid worming their way into frame.

4. Having to stretch the same amount of money across two kids instead of one.

5. Trying to find the motivation to take kid #2 to a live children's show.

6. Having to schedule one-on-one time with kid #2 so they can get a taste of what your older kid's life used to be like every single day.

7. Finding the energy for play sessions with kid #2.

8. Doing your best to keep kid #2 out of sticky spots when you're distracted by your oldest.

9. Not going up the wall while dealing with sibling rivalry.

10. Trying to tell kid #2 one of your best jokes and having your older kid ruin the punchline.

11. Attempting — and failing — to put together a baby book for kid #2 that is as in-depth as the one you made for your first.

12. Laying awake at night feeling guilty.

13. Trying to find someone who will babysit two kids — and who you trust to babysit two kids.

14. Trying not to be outsmarted by kid #2, who is extra crafty thanks to troublemaking lessons from your older kid.

15. Having to wrangle kid #2 at your older kid's dance class, soccer practice, or swim lesson.

16. Doing what you can to slow down how fast it all flies by.

17. Trying to handle how much you love yet another little munchkin.

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