I received so much positive feedback from the first Confessions of a Millennial Mom post (read here), that I made a part 2. This is a collab post with fellow millennial mom bloggers who understand the struggle all too well. Feel free to leave a comment with your mom confessions down below.
Confession #1: I can’t iron. Three words, wrinkle reducing spray.
Confession #2: I still can’t cook.
Confession #3: My three year old tried to cast a spell to make me nicer . . . “Bippity boppity boo, make mommy nicer.” All because she wanted candy after breakfast.
Confession #6: Speaking of, I totally use my girls as little wingwomen.
Confession #7: My husband is a pilot, so he’s gone at least 4 days a week. That means, my son and I eat out at least 4 nights a week! No cooking when daddy’s gone! – Kisha@TheKishaProject
Confession #8: I made my girls learn the dance to New Edition’s If It Isn’t Love.
Confession #10: As a mom, I”m somewhere between Claire Huxtable and Lorelei Gilmore. Definitely leaning more towards Lorelei.
Confession #11: Leggings are pants! Don’t argue . . .
Confession #12: My daughter never wears matching socks, and neither do I. Who has time for that?- Dawne@Lifewithzoewillow
Confession #13: I saved a bunch of money on my utility bill, by telling the girls that sleeping with the tv on at night will stunt their growth.
Confession#14: Cereal is a real meal, let’s argue.
Confession #15: When I don’t want my kids to do/touch something, I tell them it could kill them and then make up a reasoning to support it. It was working great until my four year old told a pre-school friend if he touched that bin it could kill him. Then gave him reasoning to support it. -Tifanee@CoinsandBabble
Confession #16: Ratchet is still a part of my girl’s vocabulary.
Confession #17: My three year old repeats EVERYTHING she hears. Sometimes, I use that to my advantage.
Confession #18: My daughter’s favorite pastry is a chocolate croissant, she just doesn’t know there’s chocolate in it , I eat that part. -Dawne@Lifewithzoewillow
Confession #19: I don’t let my kids win on game night. What’s the fun in that?
Confession #20: I spend way too much time on my phone. I’ll tell myself that I’m spending too much time on it, but I’ll give myself 30 more mins. Those 30 minutes usually turn into an hour. -Jasmine@JasmineTiara
Confession #21: My six year old thinks #45’s name is Donald Duck. Might as well be.
Confession #22: When I’ve had enough with a loud toy, I tell my daughter it’s tired and we tuck it in to go to bed. -Dawne@Lifewithzoewillow
Confession #23: Suri has helped with homework more times than I can count.
Confession #24: The girls “do it for the gram” at least four times a week. Yes, i’m THAT mom.
Confession #25: I once dropped the stroller down a flight of stairs (my daughter was strapped into it at the time). My daughter eventually stopped crying. and I learned my lesson. Strollers have brakes for a reason! #justusethebrake- Pamela@Itisreal.net
Confession #26: I wear pajamas 20 hours a day, at least 5 days a week.
Confession #27: Sometimes my 3 year old and I eat Doritos for breakfast because I don’t have the energy to cook, nor the willpower to fight with him. -Lisa@Meandmymomfriends
Confession #28: My kids won’t play UNO with me.
Confession #29: I asked my six year old who President Obama was and she told me “The man with the grey hair.” Girl, what??
Confession #30: It’s a bit disappointing when you realize all the other moms at play group, the park, etc are pushing 40. There’s nothing wrong with becoming a mom later in life but older moms don’t get it. Becoming a mom at the end of your 30’s is very different than becoming a mom in your early 20’s. There’s a huge focus on “finding your tribe” when it comes to motherhood these days. Being a mom can be isolating and I think that’s even more true for young moms. – Gillian@GillianWatts
Being a mom is the best job you can possibly have, but it’s tough. With all of the pressures to be perfect, it feels great to let people know what REALLY happens behind the scenes. Shout out to the awesome mom bloggers of The Millennial Mommy Bloggers and Mom Bloggers Unite Facebook groups for contributing to this blog post. If you’re a mom blogger reading this and looking to engage with other mom bloggers, you’re welcome to join both!