Chicken Soup for the New Mom?s Soul is a collection of stories from the hearts of mothers, old and new, about the most amazing and profound experience in a woman?s life?the birth of her first child. It?s a time of fear, excitement, and exhilaration. Inside this book, you?ll read about the unique love, the unbreakable bond, and unforgettable moments between mother and child; the pride and joy in seeing your child?s first smile, hearing his first word, and the long-awaited milestones like sleeping through the night and potty training. The stories in this book allow you to revel not just in your own experiences but in those who have gone before you. Laugh out loud, be inspired, and gain a sense of confidence as you read these amazing stories. Most important, discover that you are not alone in your journey through motherhood ?firsts.? As you read this collection of poignant, silly, and even embarrassing stories, you will gain the courage and strength in knowing that you are a wonderful mother.