As much as you envision yourself as the perfect, most patient and amazing mother, just wait. Fatigue, frustration, and confusion will settle in and that picture perfect mom you envisioned will start packing her bags. But she doesn’t have to leave on bad terms with you losing your temper. Instead, give yourself a time-out to recharge and recenter. Enlist the help of family and friends to take over with baby while you pull yourself back together. It’s okay to need a break every so often! Read more here.