You need special credentials to drive a car, take out a book, get a credit card, but there are no prerequisites to raise a child?
Huh? No test?
I realize that girls in high school, crackheads, homeless people, and teenage pop stars should not be having children. I am not, however, taking a stance on moral or political issues; I'll leave that, as I always do, to Lindsay Lohan.
No, I'm speaking about us pretty average adults, with the means to raise a child, like myself. I admittedly had no clue what I was doing when my first child arrived. I remember leaving the hospital thinking, "Wait, I don't get it ... he's mine? I own him? You guys trust me to walk out that door and raise a child simply because I had the obligatory bowel movement, and I demonstrated my ability to put him in a car seat? Is that legal?"
Isn't it baffling that everyday people like us are allowed to procreate without first passing a test or getting some kind of license? Think about it, you need a library card to takeRead More »from Should People Need a License to Procreate?