No Mother escapes “Those” moments of mommy madness

Not too long ago I witnessed what most of us encounter on a daily basis.
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The mom had the olympic rings tattood on her ankle and was attempting to fold up a stroller and put it into the back of a minivan
(side note – the stroller was winning)
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Her husband was putting a screaming child into the car seat and the older two children were bickering in the back.
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You could see the look of defeat on his face and the look of annoyance on hers.

As I drove away from the woman and her family they began getting more and more impatient with each other, and I smiled. None of us escapes, or are immune to these moments.

It was comforting to watch as even a seemingly successful woman – who at one stage could have had it all and lived the dream – was going through a “normal mommy moment of madness”.
I wonder if this is how she thought it was going to be!

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One thought on “No Mother escapes “Those” moments of mommy madness

  1. quiltykanuck says:

    We are all the same… some people are just better at pretending that all is perfect… Or people just choose to take the imperfect and make it perfectly wonderful. I aim for that last one. I don’T always succeed, but I try my best!

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