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Mother’s Day Special

Confessions of a Mom

Are you a mom who has a secret confession when it comes to motherhood? Maybe you’ve unintentionally, but intentionally, used your child’s shirt as a napkin? Or maybe you’re guilty of crying for three hours after sending your child to Kindergarten for the first time?

In honor of Mother’s Day is this Sunday, we’ve been celebrating mom’s all week! Nothing is as special as a mother’s love for her children or a child’s love for their mother — despite all the craziness that comes with their journey together. This week we went behind the scenes with four moms to find out some of their greatest confessions as a mom. Here is what they had to say (and make sure the check out the videos for the full effect):

Alexia

“I have ‘make your bed’ on my kids’ chore chart, and I’m lucky if I make my bed three days a week. That counts as a ‘do as I say, not as I do,’ right?”

“Sometimes I say I have to run to the bathroom, but I hide out, for like ten minutes just because I want to look at Instagram uninterrupted.”

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Heather

“I would love just like five minutes of quiet.”

“I do not like doing laundry…at all. But… after pancake day, it’s just one of those things that has to happen.”

Sophie

“I like to take extra-long showers because that is the only time that I get to take for myself—in peace and quiet.”

“Sometimes, when my kids are napping, I have a little treat because then I don’t have to share with them.”

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Valerie

“Sometimes I let my daughter destroy our Tupperware cabinet so I can drink my coffee.”

“Sometimes I put my little on a leash so I can keep track of her around the house.”

While every day as a mom may not be sunshine and daisies, every moment is worth time spent with the kids. Stay tuned on Instagram this Mother’s Day to find out why these moms wouldn’t “trade any amount of time by [themselves] for time spent with their [children].”

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