Motherhood is rough, no matter what your employment status is. Stay-at-home moms and working moms do have different struggles (at times), though, and the 15 tweets below are right on the money.
Me? I’m a work-at-home mom, which can be pretty complicated on the best of days, but also, all of the laughs apply to me! Whee!
As the parent of a 5yo boy, I can name all the dinosaurs and none of my coworkers.
— Northern Lights 🐉 (@PinkCamoTO) April 28, 2015
#14. Every. Damn. Time.
Something important is happening this week.
Kids: My throat hurts.
— Meredith (@PerfectPending) March 13, 2016
#13. If they get hungry enough they’ll feed themselves, I hear.
If you wait long enough to make dinner, everyone will just eat cereal.
— Sarcastic Mommy (@sarcasticmommy4) August 6, 2014
#12. I mean really.
Someone yelled at me at work today to try to intimidate me & I was like, “Dude. I have 4 kids. You’re not even the first person today to tell me I’m mean & unfair before storming off. You need to bring more than THAT.” pic.twitter.com/86tyi8RCfK
— Unfiltered Mama (@UnfilteredMama) March 5, 2019
#11. Such a full resume.
[at a job interview]
So it says here that you have *squinting at paper* ninja training?
[flashback to me sneaking into twins nursery at night to take their temperatures and administer medicine without waking them]
Me: *nodding* Yes. That is correct.
— ☕️MacgyveringMom22🍷 (@MacgyveringM22) November 28, 2018
#10. So adorable.
The new mom at my work is so cute, she's still enthusiastic and doesn't have a drinking problem yet.
— Tired Working Mom (@WorkingMom86) December 31, 2014
#9. They really know how to ruin a weekend.
[Friday at 5:01 PM]
— Lurkin' Mom (@LurkAtHomeMom) February 26, 2016
#8. Eh, it is what it is.
— Megan Cope Hazzard (@MCopealope) September 1, 2015
#7. I bet she spent the whole day wondering whether it was an accident or on purpose.
— Tiffany Di Giacinto (@tdigiacinto) August 29, 2018
#6. …with a baby strapped to your chest.
Satan: Your job in hell is to cook dinner every night
Me: I can handle that
Satan: …while watching this toddler
Me: ok, shit just got real
— Lurkin' Mom (@LurkAtHomeMom) April 2, 2017
#5. Really, ever having to go to Walmart is a failure, if you ask me.
— Tanya Mendis (@tanyamendis) February 14, 2019
#4. It’s best to just not fool yourself.
*tries to sneak out for lunch on busy work day*
*immediately gets call from school to pick up sick kid*
— Kim Bongiorno (@LetMeStart) May 29, 2015
#3. It kind of just means things are about to get harder but at least you can justify pizza for dinner.
Thank god, it's Friday!!
Just kidding, I'm a parent. Friday means absolutely nothing to me now
— Suburbia_Mommy (@runner_mom2) March 4, 2016
#2. He’ll never know.
Finally got a “baby’s first Christmas” ornament for the 2 year old. #workingmomlife
— Alicia Stonesifer (@stonesifer) December 8, 2017
#1. It’s a lot, okay?
"It appears you may be clenching your teeth a lot. Anything stressful going on in your life?" – Dentist
"I have two kids, a full time job, and the #ThisIsUs season finale led me to believe that something really terrible is going to happen to Randall Pearson's family." – Me
— Becca Carnahan (@with_love_becca) March 23, 2018
You’re doing it, Mama. Don’t forget to pick up that bottle of wine on your way home.