1. Having to take a crash course in the whole business of where from ("what exactly is a cervix?") before first OB appoint in order to avoid looking like an idiot
  2. Spending the first 10 years of motherhood being mistaken for the nanny
  3. Getting talked down to by 30 year old Montessori teacher in sparkle clogs
  4. Trying to find common cultural references with their classmate's parents/being confused by cultural references of other parents (who the fuck is Kenny Loggins?)
  5. Sharing clothes and friends with daughter (this is sometimes a "best"- mood dependent)
  6. Having to simultaneously fear accidental pregnancy for myself and my teenager
  7. Appearing older than I am based on the appearance of my kids
  8. Having to face that I will have an empty nest by my 40's