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7 Truths Moms Have to Learn the Hard Way

By Meredith Carroll |

When you know better, you do better. It’s just that the process of how, exactly, to know better can be a tough one. Especially when you’re a mom, and what you know, and how you do it, affects not just you, but your child.

Joan Wickersham recently wrote on The Huffington Post about seven truths that women have to learn the hard way, which got us to thinking about truths that moms have to learn the hard way. It’s a nice idea to think it’s our kids who learn lessons the hard way, and that by the time we’re old enough to have kids, we know better and will take the path of least resistance.

Yeah, it’s a nice idea.

Here are seven truths that moms have to learn the hard way. Quite unfortunately.


7 Mom Truths That are Necessarily Learned the Hard Way

Mom Truths

Mom truths — there's only one way to learn them. Hint: It's not the easy one.


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Meredith Carroll

Meredith C. Carroll is an award-winning columnist and writer based in Aspen, Colorado. She can be found regularly on the Op-Ed page of The Denver Post. From 2005-2012 her other column, "Meredith Pro Tem" ran in several newspapers, as well as occasionally on The Huffington Post since 2009. Read more about her (or don’t, whatever) at her website. Read bio and latest posts → Read Meredith's latest posts →

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