3 Reasons Why You Can Totally Handle a Third Baby 1. By the time you have three kids, you actually believe that “this too shall pass.” 2. If you accomplish ANYTHING, you feel like Mother of the Year. And I mean ANYTHING. 3. [Newborn + 2 older kids] is easier than [Newborn + 1 older kid].
Three Children is a Bad Idea (and why we're doing it anyway) If you make a pro/con list about whether or not you should have a third child, I guarantee you the answer will be no. I know, because I actually wrote that list.
Few people want to buy a new car just because they had a third child. But once the number of children you have exceeds your total number of arms, trying to fit them all safely into your car or SUV starts make those minivans look pretty appealing.