Moms often talk about all the sacrifices they make for their children, adding that they do it gladly because kids are only young once and nothing in life means more than being with them. If they miss little pleasures like long showers and quiet dinners out, they try not to let it show.
Kendra Wilkinson isn’t that kind of mother. She tells People that although she adores her three-year-old son, Hank Jr., she enjoys her freedom too much to think about adding a sibling at this point.
“I love having one kid right now – and I give him everything I’ve got – but if I have two, I know my little club days and going out once a week will be pretty much gone,” she admits. “I’m not ready for that kind of sacrifice yet.”
Kendra recently got a taste of life as a mom with more kids when she took care of Kate Gosselin’s eight children on Celebrity Wife Swap. The responsibility of supervising, feeding, disciplining and cleaning up after a large family nearly drove her to tears.
Don’t call Kendra selfish for not going the Gosselin/Spelling/Jolie-Pitt multi-kid route. Lots of women are perfectly happy with “one and done,” and their children don’t suffer for their lack of sibling companionship.
So she likes her weekly nights out? Good for her! Those who would criticize her for wanting some time away from her son might ask themselves why they don’t fit more me-time into their day. A mother who wears herself down being the be-all and end-all for her kids isn’t helping them or herself.
What do you think? Is Kendra wise to know her limits?
[Photo: via PacificCoastNews]
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