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This Mom Wrote A Moving Blog Post About Being A Working Mom And People On The Internet Are Realizing Just How Difficult The Balance Is

“I know I’m missing this meeting, but my kid’s preschool graduation is more important. I know I was late today, but I can’t drop the baby off at daycare until 7:45 am.”

“I know that I seem distracted because I am distracted. I have a sick toddler and I am waiting to find out when I can get him in to the pediatrician.”

“I don’t want to look exhausted when I show up to the office, but I have been awake since 4:30 am with an inconsolable kid. I know that my eyes look glazed over, but I spent the last twelve hours trying to soothe a baby to sleep.”

“I didn’t mean for my email to seem snippy, but I have a five-year-old that cried this morning because he didn’t want to go to school, and I am worried about him.”

“Yes, I just banged my head against my desk. I received a text message that my kid has pink eye and I have to leave to get him even though this report is almost due.”

“I know my eyes are very swollen right now. I spent last night crying because I am exhausted, never get to be alone and haven’t taken a hot shower in five years.”

“Sorry that I was short with you, but I spent the last hour arguing with a toddler over the necessity of wearing pants to the babysitter.”

“Life with a two-year-old: It was forty degrees and he didn’t want to wear clothes to his sitter’s house. So he fell to the floor dramatically and fake cried,” Jamie captioned the photo above on Facebook

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