Sometimes, I want to eat up all the advice flung at me with a big spork. I want to memorize as well as internalize every piece of random info falling from the lips as well as fingers of moms-of-more-than-one. Come to believe of it, I was this method before Holden was born too… I obsessively watched Whitney (or so I thought) as well as I checked out more than my fair share of books… only as well be totally shocked as well as flabbergasted at exactly how being a mom really felt.

With that defining experience behind me, there are some days when I want to interview all of my buddies who ever birthed more than one baby, checked out Ben & Birdy til the cows come home, as well as pour over advice in websites. as well as then, I feel shocked as well as exhausted as well as recognize (more than the very first time), that it will be what it will be… that not every word needs to be memorized as well as not every (different!) fantastic concept followed. We will discover our own way. And, yeah, it will be super hard.

My pal, Whitney, understanding about all these quirks of mine, made me a gorgeous book of wit as well as wisdom of from the moms-of-two that we know. She included sage advice from our genuine life buddies as well as some on the internet buddies too.

And, I got a surprising additional dose of great advice from an unlikely source this morning: Fisher Price: My mom is having a Baby. checked out it as well as weep.

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