I don’t want to come down too hard on this anonymous commenter, because I think this question comes from a common feeling in our culture. presents me with a headline, wanting me to click on an article, that will give me some egghead’s latest calculations of how much it takes to raise a child. As a mom of six-going-on-seven children, let me tell you how much kids cost: NOT THAT MUCH. And even the first kid of each gender can require a wildly divergent amount, dependent NOT on the child, but on the parent. These are some of the reasons why I keep having kids, even though I was tired with the one or two I had, and even though I’m tired with the (six) I have.Dilbert creator Scott Adams appeared on Bill Maher this week, speaking to Trump’s mastery of communications, and power of persuasion.He goes onto say that Trump will likely win in a landslide, with Maher admitting that Hillary has terrible communications skills.Maher even likens Hillary to a shot, with her “Ready for Hillary” slogan.There’s nobody using the same tools that he’s using.There are so many answers I could give, but for me, it all boils down to this: Planting and keeping a garden. And the other truth, specifically about exhaustion, is this: I was tired with one. I was, perhaps, the most tired with four kids six and under.
I called him to be the landslide winner in the general election last year.
Essentially he’s basically bringing a flamethrower to a stick fight.