21 Moms Opening Up About Their Hardest Stages of Parenting Will Break Your Heart
Parenting is full of twists and turns at every stage. Just when you think you've got things down, you're thrown a new curve ball that you either never saw coming or knew was coming, but still have no idea how to handle. When I had my first child, I couldn't imagine anything being harder than the newborn stage. Boy, was I wrong. The toddler years nearly did me in! And now that I'm parenting a tween, I'm not sure I'll survive these years either. But, as parents, we figure it out and persist, because what else would we do? I asked my friends to dish on what the hardest part of parenting has been for them so far just to make sure I wasn't alone. So if you need some validation that you aren't totally screwing things up (you're not, I promise), keep reading.