‘If you joined the gym for the childcare. If crumbs fall out of your bra when you take it off. If the last thing you read all the way through was reviews on a new sippy cup.’

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“If you have a half of a box of Lucky Charms cereal with no marshmallows, because they’ve all been picked through in your pantry right now…

If you joined the gym for the childcare…

If you feel like you say ‘don’t pick your nose’ more than ‘I love you,’ or anything else for that matter…

If you’ve ever put on a face mask and then realized you had to be somewhere right that second, so you just went as you are…

If you’ve ever used a frozen burrito as an ice pack…

If you asked if they could install a partition in your car like taxi cab drivers use…

If you have to clean the toys out of your tub before you use it…

If you thought they were kidding in ‘Baby Mama’ when they asked if it was ‘chocolate or poop?’ And now you realize they most definitely were not…

If you lost your keys three times in two days…

If the last thing you read all the way through was a list of reviews on a new sippy cup…

If you know how to remove a foreign object lodged in a child’s nose…

If you have anywhere between 5-10 different piles of laundry…

If you start a diet on Monday and quit it by Tuesday afternoon…

If your first instinct was to laugh when your child started crying when they stepped on a Lego…

If crumbs fall out of your bra when you take it off…

If you only own one bra that fits…

If your kids wonder where you’re going just because you put on makeup…

If the coolest song you know right now is the theme to ‘Paw Patrol’…

If you caught your child splashing the washcloth you use to clean your face in the toilet…

If the doctor has ever been concerned that your child has an unusual rash, but then it turns out their brother had just drawn on them with a red marker…

If you’ve ever bought cookies, taken them out of their container, put them on a platter and passed them off as homemade…

If Amazon is your best friend…

If curbside delivery is your other best friend…

If you’ve ever helped your child look for a toy you actually threw away a couple of days ago…

If you tell your kid you’re putting their schoolwork and art projects in a ‘special bin‘ but you’re really just throwing it in the trash…

If you just cleaned a stale McDonald’s hamburger from the backseat of your car…

If your Netflix suggestions are a mix of ‘Breaking Bad,’ ‘Captain Underpants,’ and ‘Boss Baby’…

If your heart lights up when you see teenage girls out to eat because you see them as potential babysitters…

If you only have half of your nails painted and they’re all different colors because your daughter got bored half-way through…

If the dark circles under your eyes feel like they are about to start occupying your entire face…

If you’ve ever yelled ‘STOP YELLING’ at the top of your lungs…

If you have a stash of Halloween candy in your closet…

If one of your hobbies includes sitting alone in your car after you drop the kids off somewhere…

If half of the numbers stored in your phone are named something like ‘Carter’s mom’…

If your back hurts because your child climbed in your bed and kicked you in the kidneys all night long…

If you’ve ever dropped your kids off at Sunday School and thought, ‘I wonder if they’d know if we went and got brunch instead’…

You might be a normal mom IF that even is such a thing.” ❤️

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