Ah, the wonders of parenthood!
She’s raised five kids and has been a wonderful sounding board for me over the past 3.5 years, so it’s not like she was being rude to me. She was sincerely reflecting back on her days as a young mom and man, does she speak the truth!
The truth being that parenting is full of “OH MY GOD, THIS IS THE WORST EVER!” moments where you think it can’t possibly get any more stressful, frustrating, exhausting. Then you get over that hump and life is good for about 2.5 seconds, but then the baby/toddler/kid learns something new that will make you cry into your wine glass on a nightly basis.
But hey! This is what we signed up for, right?
Here are the moments I’ve had as a momma, from pregnancy right up to…well, today. (Also, if you can’t laugh at this, we can’t be friends. The end.)
all photo credit: istock photo
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