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Negative Essay: Is Parenthood Worth It?

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Is Parenthood Worth It? Why do people want to become parents? I mean why do people want something that comes into the world looking like an alien and poops and cries. Then when it gets older it doesn’t listen to us and disobeys us. I sometimes wonder this, while other times I just can’t wait til I get the chance to be a mom. My mindset switches from both of these thoughts because sometimes you can just want to strangle your kids, hug them and tell them you love them, and doing everything you can to help them grow up to be great kids. I never knew what trying to raise kids was like, until this summer. I normally just babysat my cousins a couple days in the summer and thought it wasn’t a big deal. However, this summer changed that thought. I babysat my three cousins who were 11, 9, and 6. By the second week of babysitting them, I didn’t know if I could make it all summer. They would cuss at one another, beat each other up, not listen to me and the worst one of…show more content…
I would have to wake the kids up every once in a while and one morning I creped up the stairs that are abnormally steep to wake the youngest up. When I tip toed into his room and sat on his bed, I gently put my hand on his arm and quietly started to say his name. When he finally woke up after doing this for 5 minutes, he looked at me and gave me a big hug. My heart melted right then and there. A part that melted my heart in the movie was when the youngest son of Gil’s ran up on stage to protect his sister. After the morning and lunch, the kids and I would always bake something. We always make lots of sweets right before country fair so that way they have snacks to eat while they camp at the fair. When we bake the kids are always right by my side helping me until we get to the end of cookie baking. Then they wander off and find trouble to get into. As a result of that, I have to be the one to tell them that they shouldn’t do
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