savagemama: You just wait

"You just wait." If I hear this one more time from other parents who have supposedly been where I am now I might scream. I heard it all through my pregnancy.

Just wait until you get heartburn and your feet swell. Just wait until you’ve gained forty pounds. Ha! You just wait until the birth.

A girlfriend told me the other day that, for her, the you-just-wait crowd is lurking around every corner now that she’s four months pregnant. If I could tell her what to expect from someone who’s been there, it would go something like this... [more]