Travel Or Have a Baby.
Should you travel the world or have a baby? You may think that it’s a personal decision. Still, you’ll likely get five different answers if you ask five different people. So, if you’re trying to figure out whether to travel the world or have a baby, you need to ask yourself some questions first. There is no right or wrong answer here, but there are some factors that can help guide your final decision.
a) Traveling opens your mind. Babies… rely on you to do that for them.
b) Traveling teaches you about cultures across the globe. Babies teach you about ways to make a 2 a.m. Wal-Mart trips seem like a good idea.
c) Traveling gives you stories to tell around the dinner table. Babies give you stories to tell at the dinner table.
d) If you don’t like what you see or who you’re travelling with, all it takes is a plane ticket, and boom, they’re gone! Babies? You stuck with them.
e) Traveling gives you conversations topics when meeting new people. Babies give you moments to show off pictures on your phone when meeting new people.
f) Traveling can get expensive. But so can babies. In fact, your little bundle of joy will cost more than $10,000 in the first year alone!
Takeaway: Enjoy life not having children before endless diapers and sleepless nights take over!
Travelling is a great way to enjoy your life. It is an opportunity to learn about the world, yourself, and how you fit into it. It broadens your horizons. It enriches your life.
Having a baby is also a great way to enjoy your life. It is an opportunity to learn about the world, yourself, and how you fit into it. It broadens your horizons. It enriches your life.
Sure, some people will insist that “nothing compares” to becoming a parent — that babies are amazing, etc... Still, I have no doubt that travel can be equally enlightening and rewarding in unique ways.
Decide what you want. Make a choice. And don’t be afraid to say goodbye to the other option — it doesn’t get a vote in this one.