Do you realize how much of me I give to you, and what I’ve given up for you?
Do you realize how many hours in a day I devote to you?
Do you realize how much care I put into everything I do for you?
Do you realize you just kicked me in the kidneys and I am in serious pain here?
Because we moms are still human beings! Who still possess shreds of self-respect and pride and a desire to have time for ourselves besides bathroom breaks! Of course, we’d never actually say any of this. These are thoughts we keep on the inside. Instead, we go right on with our day, forgetting all about our free time and the dark circles under our eyes and that dull ache in our lower gut.
Like I said, our love for our kids unconditional. And so, I officially forgive my kids for all of the following.
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