As part of our Valentine's Day coverage, we've asked fellow mom (and dad) bloggers and writers to share their thoughts on parenthood and the lil loves of their lives — their children — with us.
lilsugar: Why didn’t anybody tell me (fill in the blank) about motherhood?
Rebecca Woolf: Why didn't anybody tell me that motherhood gives every man, woman and child the right to give unsolicited parenting advice. (Ahhhh!!!)
lilsugar: You know you’re a mother when (fill in the blank)?
Rebecca Woolf: You know you're a mother when the high heels in your closet start collecting dust bunnies.
lilsugar: The best trick my mama taught me was (fill in the blank)?
Rebecca Woolf: The best trick my mama taught me was to support my child's endeavors no matter how ridiculous or seemingly unattainable.
lilsugar: Helicopter mom or free range kids?
Rebecca Woolf: Whatever gets you through the day.