Mother Courage: Three's the perfect crowd

Where I discover that three is the new two

5th October, 2014
Fiona Ness.

I might as well be up-front and say it: child number three, I love you, but you are the product of parent envy. Because as soon as I thought I was a great girl altogether for managing two, I began seeing threes. Happy, smug parents of threes were everywhere, lording it over the rest of us who dared to whine and struggle with a mere two. They bit their thumb at my two-under-two tussles while...

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