Becoming a mother is a life changing experience that is filled with excitement and wonder but also brings up overwhelming feelings, doubts and confusion. Yet new mothers often struggle with an expectation to experience only positive feelings and therefore feel alone with their questions and anxieties. They turn to the many parenting books with conflicting expert opinions but feel they can't find their unique mother selves. The following pages discuss a number of issues that are commonly expressed by mothers. If you are a mother of a child age zero-to-three and are interested in discussing your adjustment to mothering your child with a supportive group of mothers and expert leadership, read more about our mother support groups. If you are the parent of an older child, or are seeking individualized expert advice, read more about our family consultations.