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Would you Rather...? The Mommy Edition

Would you Rather...? The Mommy Edition

We’ve all played the game 'Would You Rather...?'. It’s funny, it’s gross, it’s mildly terrifying, it’s entertaining, and it’s thought-provoking. And guess what? So is motherhood! So here is a mommy version of this game just for kicks. 

Would You Rather...

Have to ask your child to put on his/her shoes more than 2 times?

OR

Be asked “why?” to every statement you say all day?

 

Drink your own breast milk to sustain you through a day?

OR

Eat nothing but vegetable-garden-flavored baby food for a day?

 

Have Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star playing on repeat for 24 hours straight?

OR

Step on a lego and fall into a pile of action figures?

 

Fold 7 loads of laundry one day a week?

OR

Fold one load of laundry every single day of the week?

 

Have someone clean your kitchen?

OR

Have someone clean your bathrooms?

 

Get 3 hours of uninterrupted sleep?

OR

Get 8 1-hour sleep sessions?

 

Have a whole day to watch whatever you want on television?

OR

Go on a shopping spree sans kids?

 

Have your baby pee on you?

OR

Have a whole jar of baby food spill on you?

 

Sleep in however long you want?

OR

Have all of your meals made for you? 

 

Sweep up a plateful of fresh steamed rice

OR

Cut your finger on dried-up food while washing the high chair?

 

Theme your baby’s nursery around Santa Claus and the North Pole?

OR

Let your child choose all of the outfits for family pictures?

 

Buckle and unbuckle your children into their car seats 10 times in an hour?

OR

Change a messy diaper blindfolded?

 

Go a full day without adult interaction (including social media)?

OR

Go a full day without your dominant hand/arm?

 

Clean up a bin of toys just to have it immediately dumped back out?

OR

Realize you left your kids shoes at home AFTER arriving at the grocery store?

 

Have you toddler answer your phone when it’s someone important?

OR

Forget about a playdate?

 

Giggle with your kiddos about nothing at al?l

OR

Be told you’re the best mom ever? 

 

Rely on your toddler to pour his own chocolate milk?

OR

Let you toddler wash the windows?

 

Be told you have spit up all over your shoulder?

OR

Be asked what you do all day long as a SAHM?

 

Get all the way to the gym just to realize it’s closed that day?

OR 

Spill salsa all over yourself, your fridge, and your kitchen floor?

 

Never have to do dishes again?

OR 

Never have to mop again?

 

Deal with a gigantic child meltdown in public?

OR

Have your child drop and spill a gallon of milk in the grocery store?

 

Clean up poop?

OR

Clean up vomit?

 

Have a favorite decoration break thanks to your child?

OR

Lose your favorite pair of earrings thanks to your child?

 

Read books all day long with your kids?

OR

Read a book to yourself all day without interruptions?

 

Potty train?

OR

Sleep train?

 

Get a wet, snotty, slobbery kiss from your one-year-old?

OR

Be told the dinner you made was just okay?

 

The power be out until Dad gets home?

OR 

The water be off until Dad gets home?

 

Spend the morning at the library with the kids?

OR

Spend the morning at the park with the kids?

 

Drive carpool for the entire neighborhood every day for one week?

OR

Host a birthday party for your kid’s favorite stuffed animal?

 

Surprise your kids with McDonald’s for dinner?

Or

Say yes to a candy bar in the grocery store check out?

 

Stop and look at bugs on the sidewalk during your walk?

OR

Let your child lick the beaters while making dessert?

 

Have a family sleepover in the backyard?

OR

Have a family sleepover in the living room?

 

Allow movie night to include a few more treats than usual?

OR

Let your kids sleep in your bed?

 

Life as a mom isn’t all sunshine and rainbows, that’s for sure. In fact, reading things like this may have you thinking, “Man, what a messy job I have.” But no matter the level of glam, don’t forget that there is ALWAYS good! Let’s be honest, these scenarios are just a tiny sliver of what goes on every day as a mom, and despite all of the mess, chaos, and frustration, there are happy, gratifying, and heart-melting moments in the midst of it all. Keep it up, Mama. And don’t forget to laugh!

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