Motherhood is full of clichés. We often hear these beautiful sentences of hope from our elders, friends, or even co-workers. You will often hear that motherhood is the most rewarding experience you will ever have. Some will even say being a mother is the most fulfilling experience you will ever have. Although both can be true, these words can set an unrealistically high expectation that some mothers will just never meet. Personally, I do agree that motherhood has been extremely rewarding and fulfilling, but I can at least recognize that motherhood isn’t always rainbows and butterflies. One of the clichés I have a hard time agreeing with is when women say the birth of your child will reign as the best day of your life.
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