Here’s a cliche for you. Mom’s “wear a lot of hats.” Cliche, yes. Still a very true statement! Here are all the different careers a Mom takes on daily.
Snack Vendor at a professional football game.
People only want junk. People are shouting. Someone may throw up on your counter. Anything is possible.
Okay that’s enough hugging. Alright back off dude. Don’t sit on your brother.
Toddlers live like they are on vacation. No rules. Not super concerned about the room. Maybe i’ll pull some towels off a shelf just because I feel like it.
Do you see the police station? Oh look it’s Nana’s house! Every one wave to Nana! Do you see the plane? There is an airport near here!
Wiping butt holes. Clipping nails. People puking down your shirt and you just shrug. You are immune to the grossness of it all. It’s now just life.
I applaud daily.
Every one sits in the back and spills shit all over your car.
Birthdays Halloween Christmas. Enough said.
Laundry Mat Attendant
The sound of the washer machine is always in the back ground of your life. This reminds me! Someone pay me to write my blog so I can make more money. AS SOON as I make more money the first thing I will do is pay someone else to do my laundry.
At any given point in time, someone may fall in some water. Always on the look out.
Is it nice to hit?
Hug your brother
You are constantly hurling shit into the trash. No one should have to see what an apple looks like after being under your couch for two weeks, but I did. So many smells.
A picture is a return ticket to a moment in time. I want to remember it all.
Putting books back on the shelf every damn day.
You are their most important teacher. Just remember, it’s not your job to PROTECT them from the world. It’s your job to PREPARE them for the world.
See! So many god damn hats. I could think of a lot more examples, but I have to go do laundry now. Per usual.
In the words of the great poet, Gwen Stefani. That shit is bananas. B A N A N A S.