Those who know me probably won’t believe that despite being Mrs. Pinterest and being (by all outward appearances) such a calm and patient mother, I never envisioned myself as one. To be quite honest, I found other people’s children to be overwhelming and a little bit scary. Yet when my husband and I got that first positive pregnancy result, motherhood happened in that instant. Suddenly I wasn’t just Anthea anymore, I was a mother with all the maternal instincts and nurturing abilities that comes with the title.
I know it doesn’t happen like this for everyone. Some mothers only bond the moment when they meet their baby for the first time, for others it can take even longer but this was how I was thrust into motherhood.
Here are 10 Things Motherhood has taught me and I’m sure that some of you can relate to at least some of them if not all!