Children are a blessing from the Lord! But are you ready for the responsibilities and trials of parenthood?
Our panel of experts has compiled a list of pros and cons to help you decide if you're ready to be fruitful and multiply.
Pro: Adorable little babies whose cheeks you just want to chew (gross).
Con: Turn into punk teenagers you really want to punch in the face (and not chew).
Pro: They say things like, "You're the best mom/dad."
Con: Also things like, "I need money."
Pro: Always someone around who wants to play board games.
Con: They want to play Candy Land: Legacy.
Pro: An army of warriors for Christ who can change the world is within your grasp!
Con: They may choose a gender studies major instead.
Pro: They look really cute in dinosaur onesies.
Con: They're basically useless until they're 5.
Pro: You can see the world anew through their eyes.
Con: They won't care about half the stuff you show them.
Pro: You get to teach them to be just like you.
Con: They grow up to be just like you.
Pro: You'll experience new emotions you never knew existed.
Con: Harry Chapin's "Cat's in the Cradle" will make you cry every time.
Pro: The instant spiritual connection you have with the baby will make you believe in a soul.
Con: You'll become more aware of your sin. Ouch!
So... do you think you're ready? If you don't think you are, you should have some kids anyway. It'll be good for you.
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