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23 Things No One Tells You About Having A Second Kid

It takes two to make a dream come true.

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2. In the beginning, things are more than a little overwhelming.

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4. Your schedule gets a whole lot busier.

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You thought your schedule was busy before, but now you have to find a way to cram a whole new life's worth of doctor's visits, classes, and play dates into it.

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12. Finding a babysitter isn't as easy as it was with one kid.

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Family and friends who were excited to babysit one little person suddenly are a lot less enthusiastic about babysitting two. Babysitters for hire have fewer qualms — but only if you pay them more, of course.

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16. You have very little room in your shopping cart for actual groceries.

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20. If you want to go on a trip, you should really consider doing it before your little one turns 2.

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Kids under 2 can fly (as lap babies) and get into theme parks like Disneyland absolutely free. After 2, you're going to hear those cash registers ringing.