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Kelley Rowland
Contributing Writer

Surprising Things All New Parents Experience (Watch!)

Prepare for your Netflix suggestions to go from acclaimed dramas to all animated, all the time.

The second you found out you were going to be a parent, you probably did everything you could to get ready: from outfitting the nursery to taking birthing classes and figuring out your finances. But there are some experiences not even a library of parenting books can prepare you for—like just how hard it is to fold all those tiny baby clothes...so many baby clothes. Watch the video to find out more surprising (and funny!) things that are bound to happen during your first year as a parent.

The Bump and GEICO present All of the Surprises, a sponsored series highlighting the unexpected moments and costs of parenthood. (What’s not surprising? (What’s not surprising? How much you could save by switching to GEICO.