Sometimes as moms, we have hard days, or even just down right bad days. You aren’t getting things done that need to be done, the toddler is on their fifth tantrum of the day, and you haven’t even gotten to eat your own breakfast yet. We’ve all been there. You need just five minutes alone to breathe and recompose before handling that screaming child. Sometimes, I need someone to sympathize with me and validate what I’m dealing with, and sometimes I just need to laugh before I burst into tears.
While a good girlfriend or your mom are always good options, sometimes they aren’t available. In those times, who better to turn to than the mommy bloggers. And let me just say, we have some hilarious mommy bloggers on the web these days.
I’ve decided to round up six of my favorite, go-to (and so so funny) articles that I use on my hard days. These ladies have been there and have a way of sarcastically making it through the day and helping me make it through mine feeling a bit better.
I give you permission to now lock yourself in the bathroom for 5 minutes to just laugh. And if you can’t fit it all in before the little fingers start peeking under the door and the incessant “momomomomomomom” starts, bookmark it and come back when you need another five minutes of laugh-so-you-don’t-cry time.
*Some of these articles do contain strong language*
**All following articles are the property of the blog listed. All pictures and content belong to that blog and not to The Naptime Projects.**
Ten Parent Pro-Tips: Hacks for Surviving With Littles
These ten pro-tips will help you get through the rest of your rough day. And don’t forget number 10: “If you want to eat something and not have to share it with a toddler, HIDE! I’ve eaten many a cookie and snuck lots of ice cream hiding beside our fridge where my toddler can’t see me. #sorrynotsorry”
Are YOU a Hot Mess Mom?!
I definitely am a Hot Mess Mom. And this article confirmed it.
Moms, Repeat After Me: You Are Normal
Most people have heard of or seen Kristina Kuzmic, The Truth Bomb Mom, on some social media platform or another. There is a reason she is so popular. She is hilarious! And validating. I love this funny but truthful video of hers.
The 8 Stages of Dinnertime with a Toddler
I swear we go through all eight stages at almost every meal. She gets it spot on.
Why Are Moms Always So Tired?
Obviously the answer is that we relax too much and get way too much sleep.
I Fed My Kids Pop Tarts For Lunch | And 11 Other Ways I Was Just an Okay Mom Today
Sometimes we feed our kids pop tarts for lunch and are just okay moms. That’s okay.
What are some of your favorite go to pick-me-ups? Share in the comments below!
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Hey there! My name is Rachel and I’m a 23 year old wife and mother. I’m decidedly in favor of DIY projects and decidedly against mom-shaming. This blog is my place to take a stand against superiority and to share ways to thrive in motherhood. My hope is that you leave this site feeling validated and encouraged in your mom-bilities.