Who knew motherhood would be like this? Who knew it would be so extremely challenging? Who knew, and why didn't they tell me? As a new mom, you need to read this book in order to truly understand and appreciate the joys and pains you may encounter throughout your journey into motherhood. Through sharing the stories and personal experiences of other women, this book will help you to better understand what to really expect when expecting your first child. Once you have read this book, you will be better prepared to anticipate all of the feelings and frustrations you may experience as a new mother. It will help you to laugh, cry, scream and hopefully to develop better skills for coping with the challenging situations you may be faced with along the way. Most importantly, this book will help you to feel better about your (new) self in your new role as a mother.