Leave of consciousness

In which I am magnanimous with maternity leave.

23rd June, 2012
The solution to the slumping birth rate in Germany was to give maternity leave to the dads.

So you have a child. And because you love that child more than you love a semblance of sanity, you decide that what that child really needs is a wee pal. And yet, you worry. Is it a good idea to have more children? And what is the deciding factor - the point where you just realise that all rational thought is wasted and just go for it anyway?

Is it:

**a** whether your two-up,...

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