To have a child is to embrace a future you can't control.We tend to think of what we can't control in terms of dread, of the worst that could happen. But what if we turn it around and think of the times joy or happiness has surprised us? That is something we can't control either. And a child brings those in measures overflowing, in unpredictable ways.
Radio Lab, Tom French, 23 Weeks 6 Days episode