…Because there’s just too much real life not to share.
Me: Okay, you two have an extra chore together. You’re fighting like cats and dogs.
Daughter: Okay, but I’m the dog!
Son: NO! I’M the dog!
Son, as we put away dinner: Mom, I’ll take your hands off.
Dad: Son, I’m pretty sure you mean, “I’ll take that off your hands”…?
Me to oldest son, after dinner with guests: Would you please help me by picking up all the kids’ plates?
Him: No, I don’t think their moms would want that. That would deprive them of character, Mom.
Me: Pick up the plates.
Check out the last few slices of real motherhood here, here, here, and here. Feel free to add your own real-life moments in the comments section! You might also enjoy 25 Ways it is Okay to Fail as a Mom.