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Motherhood is the best feeling in the world. Being a mom is not an easy job but kudos to all the moms out there who do it effortlessly and with a smile.  I love being a mom but it also has its ups and downs especially the guilt factor. Don’t you sometimes look back and think, “I could have done this better” or “I could have done it the other way?

I must tell you that I do feel this way but the good news is that in spite of the guilt factor, every mom is doing a great job. The ‘ifs and buts’ do not make you any less of a mom.

I am sharing few things which I wish I knew before-

  1. Do not expect similarity in kids – No two kids are same and this one is directly from my personal experience. Both my girls are very different from each other. One is an extrovert but a calm child but the younger one is the super active and restless child. As my elder one was a calm child, I kind of expected same with my second one but slowly we realised that she is completely different.
  2. It’s ok to make mistakes as a mom- As I wrote before, we moms feel guilty for something or the other especially when kids are small. Always remember, no one is perfect and you are doing a great job as a mom as you know the best for your child. I wish someone would have told me this before.There is no such thing as a perfect mother
  3. It will change you forever– As a mother, you need to have a lot of patience and all the qualities of a superhero as you have to get into different roles at different times. As soon as you become a mom, you are a changed person. I never knew my superhero qualities until I became a mom. Who knew a small bundle of joy can change me completely? 
  4. Cherish every moment – The kids grow really fast and before you realise it, they will be ready to fly leaving an empty nest behind. Cherish all the moments with them till they are small. Play, laugh, go on a vacation, enjoy with them as these are all precious moments. As a mom of a teen and a tween, I wish they were small again. So, what are you waiting for? Go keep your phone down and enjoy with them.
  5. Expect the unexpected- Nothing goes as planned when you have kids. I have learnt it slowly to just leave somethings unplanned. Too much planning never works with kids. I wish I knew to be prepared for the unexpected and not panic as a mom. So, motherhood is all about expecting things which you cannot even think about.

There are a lot of things which I wish I knew before but as I said before, “Parenting is like on the job learning and no one can teach you to be a parent.”

What’s the fun in knowing everything beforehand Right? So, let’s think less and enjoy more with our little bundles of joy.

Do you have any things which you feel you would have known before about motherhood?


We have a good news – ‘SUPERMOM’ is back. We will be choosing 2 super moms each month who will be getting supermom crown and Rs 500 each month.

 

Follow all these rules to win.

SUPERMOM CONTEST RULES-

1.You must write each week.
2. Comment on both posts of hosts.
3. Share on 2 social media the supermom promo pic with links to our posts.
4. You must share on Twitter. The second one can be facebook or Instagram.
5. Always tag hosts while sharing.
6. Comment and share on 2 other posts linked up.
7. Tag at least 2 more mom bloggers(must )More the merrier.Extra points if tagged friends link up.
8. Fill up this form telling us the posts you have commented on and the links of the social share link.
9. By entering this contest you give us(Amrita and Deepa) your permission to tag you on social media and email you regarding contest updates, results and more such in the future.
10. At least 10  unique linkups are needed every week for Supermom contest to be viable so don’t forget to tag friends and inspire them to write!

Don’t forget to submit all your social media links through this  Google form.


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Important- Comment on this post and my co-hosts post and any two of the posts in the link up.We deeply believe in community spirit. Eagerly looking forward to visiting your blogs.Follow on Twitter @Deepagandhi1  and @misra_amrita
Prompts will be announced every Sunday evening and Linky will be open until Saturday 23.55 hrs.
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Use #Mondaymommymoments or #MMM in your post and also share on social media using the same hashtag.
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