This post is sponsored by ZERO TO THREE, in collaboration with The Motherhood. Becoming a parent for the first time means you often have expectations on how everything will go. I remember when our eldest was born and how much I thought it was going to get easier with time. It doesn’t, but you do get accustomed to things over time. So Many Expectations We had so many expectations with our eldest when he was born, and we hoped he’d hit so many milestones before he reached a certain age. Little did we know, we were placing stress on ourselves.