Do Parents Kid Themselves About How Happy They Are to Have Children?

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Are parents really that happy to have kids? Credit: Corbis

According to a new study from Canada, "Parents may create rosy pictures of parental joy as a way to justify the huge investment that children require," UPI reports.

We all know kids are great. But is it possible that we overcompensate for the fact that they are also incredibly expensive by going overboard saying how wonderful it is to be a parent?

What about you? You love your children. Raising them is not easy. Also, they are expensive. Do you kid yourself about how great it is to have kids, despite the emotional and financial cost?

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AdviceMama Says:
Start by teaching him that it is safe to do so.