07/20/2012 02:06 pm ET

12 Things I Wish I Had Known As A New Mom

Yes, everyone says “sleep when the baby sleeps” and “breastfeeding gets better” and “get used to having puke on your clothes” and blah blah blah. But I was thinking, there are so many other things I wish I had really really understood and believed when I was a new mother, if only to ease a little anguish and anxiety and all that awful pressure. Also to uh, have saved a little money at BRU.

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