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7 Ways to be a Less Annoying Mom in 2014 (You're Welcome)

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Your kid potty trained himself as a second birthday gift? Awesome! Keep it to yourself.

I’m the first to admit that I’m not a perfect mom. However, I’m quite proudly also not an annoying mom.

I mean, sure, I annoy my kids. But that’s my job. I’m not annoying to other moms, though, and for that I feel quite accomplished.

You know the kind of mom I’m talking about — the kind who brags how there’s no TV in her house because her family spends their free time studying ancient Greek in books printed in braille instead. Just for fun. Or the mom who would like to join you at the 5K race this Saturday, but she just can’t because short distances like that will interfere with the triathlon training she’s doing with her 3-year-old son, who, did you know, already got a letter from Princeton admitting him to the class of 2032?

It’s not a matter of some moms being too sensitive. Honestly, it’s not. It’s really just a matter of having moms out there who are just too annoying to be around.

Unfortunately annoying moms are a dime a dozen. In 2014, vow not to be one of them.

Here’s how:

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