I’ll Tell You Exactly Why Nobody’s Having Kids Anymore

It’s almost a good thing.

Jessica Wildfire
6 min readJan 6, 2022


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My 3-year-old recently stopped taking naps.

It’s been torture.

Now she spends that hour and a half pestering us for attention. We’re trying to show her how to play quietly by herself. Like everything else people imagine about kids, they don’t magically learn how to do this stuff…