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Wednesday, September 29, 2010

You Know You're A Mom When-sDaze

You know you're a mom when...
  • As soon as you paint your finger nails, your child wakes up from a nap. Grrr...
  • If left to his own devices, your tot would sit in front of the television all. day. long.
  • You rejoiced the day your child tried a vegetable for the umpteenth time and not only liked it, asked for more!
  • Your kid has had a melt down at a restaurant, so you packaged up the entire meal to-go and downed a full glass of wine in one gulp quicker than you could say "check, please!"
  • No matter how high you put things in your home, your child finds a way to get them anyway.
  • You can't go anywhere and see older children without thinking, "we'll be there soon enough"... or younger children and think, "aw, I remember when...".
  • Based on the crankiness level of your child, you can tell when any given situation is going to go completely south and must be aborted immediately.
  • Your heart melts every time you see that sweet innocent smile even if the body it's attached to is up to no good.
Be sure to link up with your own list at Mommy of a Monster.

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6 Comments:

Blogger Renee said...

Ah, memories! Great post, so true!

And seeing it all again with the eyes of a gramma.

September 29, 2010 at 4:05 PM  
Blogger Sophie said...

I agree 100%! All the same here ; )

September 29, 2010 at 4:47 PM  
Blogger L. Eleana Johnson said...

Great post! This is sooo true. Downing the glass of wine at a restaurant in one gulp, because "alcohol" will never be allowed to go to waste after I've paid for it regardless of a meltdown...*not kidding*

September 29, 2010 at 8:51 PM  
Blogger Natalie said...

I've also aborted missions and drank a glass of wine like a shot. Sigh.

September 30, 2010 at 8:23 AM  
Blogger Staci said...

So very true! I know I'm a mom when I spend twenty minutes vacuuming goldfish out of the couch!

September 30, 2010 at 6:40 PM  
Blogger Sherri said...

Oh, the aborted restaurant meal! Never, ever waste the wine, though! I agree about that older children/younger children comment, too. Something great about every age, that's for sure!

October 1, 2010 at 9:09 PM  

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