Steve Wiley's Five Realities of Parenthood

Steve Wiley is Jackalope Ranch's Parent Hood. He's a slightly unorthodox father of five who will weigh in weekly with his mildly-rebellious views and observations. If you'd like to see how he came to write this column, watch the intro video. This week he enlightens would-be parents about what to actually expect.

What to Expect When You're Expecting... For Real

I wasn't really ready to have kids. Hell, I wasn't even ready to have a dog. The shortened version of each scenario, in successive calendar years (dog first), went like this: I said, "Let's wait. I don't think I'm ready"; She said, "You're never going to be ready... so let's do it."

So we did it.

See also: - - Parent Hood: Three Cool Kids' Books with Important Messages - - Parent Hood: Home Schooling with Help From The Daily Show

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