By Tracey Black, REDBOOK
My youngest son is six months old now. It's hard to believe that just seven years ago I was completely clueless about parenting and thought managing one kid was the hardest thing in the world.
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When we had our first son, my husband and I had to tag team to get things done. I vividly recall the time we tried to figure out how to put a diaper on our newborn son who still had his umbilical cord stump. It probably took us 10 minutes to get that thing on, and we had four hands between us. We stumbled our way through breastfeeding, pumping milk, figuring out bottle and nipple sizes, sleep schedules, and everything else in between. I was lucky that my husband worked at home at the time, which meant I had constant help.
Then we had our second son. Suddenly, taking care of one child seemed like a piece of cake. My husband often took my oldest son while I stayed with the baby, but taking both kids outRead More »from Juggling Multiple Children