When you're a first-time mom, it's easy to feel like everything is a big deal. You've got to give your baby the perfect foods, have a bedtime routine that makes them feel secure and loved while also teaching them to self-soothe—and, of course, you must document every precious moment.
Then you have another kid or two and suddenly you've swung (too far!) in the other direction. What bedtime routine? And ice cream is a perfectly good first food.
Yes, there are definitely differences between a first-time mom and a seasoned one: