23 Things That Take All New Moms by Surprise
Having a baby is one of the few things in life that we can study for months (even years) for, yet all that extra reading could still mean absolutely nothing in the end. Sure, it might prepare us for what having a baby is like on paper, but nothing (and I mean nothing) more prepares you for having a baby than, well, having a baby. And because most babes are simply not by-the-book, this means there are many, many things that surprise us. So even if (like many of us) you've read no fewer than 25 parenting books, here are a few things that will still probably surprise you along your motherhood journey.