Motherhood is divine. Nothing compares to holding your newborn for the first time and looking deep into his eyes and sighing. Hearing their first words and witnessing their first steps leave us euphoric and ecstatic. There’s no joy like watching your little ones succeed and thrive. But this article is all about the other side of the coin. A side filled with tantrums, anger, house chores, lunchboxes, and basically life darkness and multiple existential crises.
You might think you’re smiling during your kid’s soccer practice when he’s being pushed around, or tenderly staring at your child who is throwing a fit on the floor, but you’re not. Sorry to hit you with the truth, but we all end up with popping forehead veins and a constipated smile.
Here are 10 mommy facial expressions that mean you need a bathroom break away from all the insanity:
When you hear the word Mommy for the 100th time
When your interrogating your child to find out where he hid your phone
When your child asks for a certain menu for lunch, then refuses to taste the food
When you just put them to bed but they decided to wake up while you’re watching Netflix
When you just showered the kids and they decide to drink from the toilet
When your boy says No just for the sake of saying No
When you know your kids are lying
When you’re studying Arabic with your child
When you’re all dressed up and ready to party but the babysitter never shows up
And the grande finale… When the bus matron tells you they left and your son is late