With motherhood comes a lot of joy, happiness, reward, bliss — and a whole lot of crushed hopes and dreams. The truth is, motherhood brought me a lot of expectations (and really, I never learn, no matter how long I’ve been parenting) and even more reality checks. Here are some hard-earned examples I’ve learned from the past eight years of being a mother:” The stupid amount of money you spent on that perfect tutu will be completely worth it for the world’s most beautiful picture”.


By Chaunie Brusie from Babble.com