Celebrity newlyweds Katy Perry and Russell Brand are in no hurry to have children, but Perry’s mother, Mary Hudson, is singing a very different tune.  As the wannabe grandmother told People on the red carpet of the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards, “I just can’t wait for them to have babies.  Grandma, here we come!”  She also stated that the couple makes a great team in spite of their busy schedules.

How do you handle pressure to have kids?

Cupid’s Advice:

Many couples have faced the pressure to start a family when they aren’t ready.  The best course of action is to ignore the critics and do what is right for you:

1. Ignore it: People will say what they want and you can do what you want.  Nod, smile … and tune out.

2. Put the ball back in their court: Sometimes it’s best to ask the people pressuring you when they are going to change something in their lives that is equally dramatic.  See how they like it!

3. Put your foot down: Tell people that it’s none of their business to decide when you make changes to your life, especially one as big as starting a family.