When you’re trying to conceive a child, it’s very hard to NOT think about it in your day to day life
Even while I have two kids, it’s always at the back of my head.
As I go through the day, I am constantly struck by the thought : I wonder what it’d be like to have a third kid in this situation.
When I push a shopping trolley loaded with my kids. When we’re at a cafe sharing chips and milkshakes. When we’re paddling and splashing in a swimming pool. When we huddle together to take a family photo.
It’s a consuming thought.
But I shouldn’t let it be that way. Not in a negative way, at least.
I always try to keep a positive and healthy attitude about it all.
I like to focus on the good and happy things in my life.
I like to speak, think and write about it in a positive way.
I like to laugh about it, telling people, “That’s right, we have lots and lots and lots of sex.”
I like to keep some perspective, remembering that there are so many couples who want and can’t have even one child.
I like to think that in the end, if it’s not to be, then I shall be happy with what I have.
If anything, I guess thinking happy thoughts and trying to stay positive will keep me less stressed, relaxed, in the mood and who knows what might happen next!
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