I’ve never felt as inadequate, unprepared and terrified as I did in those first moments that I held my baby in my arms. The truth about motherhood that no one told me is, in an instant, you are changed forever. More than three years later, I can barely remember the person I was before I was a mom, and it’s hard to imagine feeling anything other than a love more pure and intense than can be described. In honor of Mother’s Day, I want to share a few things I’ve learned about being a mom. If I could go back in time to the day before my daughter’s birth, here’s what I would tell myself: Read more on the Primrose Pointers for Parents blog.