Parents are bombarded with advice from the moment they share their pregnancies. Here's why it's detrimental.
In letting go of the myriad pressures I felt with my first kid, I have found myself enjoying motherhood more than I could have ever imagined.
"I just need a break, not from any one person or thing, but from life, along with the demands of motherhood and marriage and being an adult in the world."
Before you become a parent, you think you'd never forget something as important as your kid's birthday, right? Think again.
As a born and raised planner, I had my life figured out pretty early on. But things quickly changed when I got pregnant and I had to learn how to be a parent, too.