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9 Myths About Motherhood It’s Time to Forget

Every mom wants to be perfect. And practically every mom makes the mistake of believing certain myths about how to raise kids. It's not surprising that many women lack confidence in their abilities. So what does it take to be a good mom?

Bright Side decided to dispel a few myths about parenting and uncover real life instead.

A good mom's children never cry.

A good mom sacrifices herself for her child.

A good mom finds joy in every minute.

A good mom's children never get sick.

Good moms produce well-behaved children.

A good mom always knows what her child wants.

A good mom never has any negative feelings toward her kids.

A good mom has friendly kids.

Good moms make sure everything goes according to plan.

Illustrator: Anna Syrovatkina for Bright Side