Before I had children I made the mistake (on several occasions) of saying things like, “when I am a mother, I will never (insert something really naive here).” I just knew I was going to be a better mother than the other mothers out there.
I was never going to feed my children those Gerber pre-packaged foods, I was never going to smell my baby’s butt, I was never going to eat off of my kid’s plates, I was never going to lick my finger and wipe their face and I was never ever going to give my children sweets just to get them to stop crying! I was going to be the ultimate mother and that was never going to change! Oh you sweet naive lady!
I think that it is safe to say that 100% of women have made the “when I am a mother, I will never…” comment before they became a mother and then completely go against everything that you had previously said.
Continue reading to see our list of 45 things women promised they would never say as a mother.