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You Know You're a Mom If  . . .

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You know you're a mom if you've ever crawled under a crib at 2 a.m. searching for a pacifier like your life depended on it.

You know you're a mom if you've ever stuck a pacifier in your mouth just to clean it off!

You know you're a mom if you never call a pacifier "a pacifier." 

You know you are a mom if you find yourself singing Old MacDonald in the car...alone!

You know you are a mom when you start looking at diaper bags the same as you did those awesome leather purses currently hanging in your closet.

You know you're a mom if you have more children than dollars in your purse.

You know you're a mom if you can take a shower, do hair and makeup in less than 10 minutes (with an audience)

You know you're a mom if you don't even shut the door to go to the bathroom.

You know you're a mom if you taste baby food along with the evening meal.

You know you're a mom when you wake up with extra people in bed with you.

You really know you're a mom when you stop caring if people think your house is nice and you just wish they'd think your kids were nice.

You know you're a mom when baby wipes are more valuable than money at any given time of day in any given location.

You know you're a mom if everything you ever need is on the floor of your car. 

Here are Some From Our Listeners

You know you're a mom if you think singing 'Rudolph the Rednosed Reindeer' at bedtime every night year-round is completely rational ... because it works!  From Maureen Soltwedel     

You know your a mom if you have ever held out your hands to catch vomit...   From Heather Roberts

You know you’re a mom if every time you go to the bathroom your 2.5 year-old comes with you, hands you the toilet paper, demands to see the contents of the toilet, flushes for you and applauds you.  From Rachel Anthony

You know you’re a mom if you know the sale schedule and rate that items get marked down as clearance for every children’s’ clothing or department store in your area.  From Rachel Anthony

You know you’re a mom if you no longer find Barney particularly annoying and in fact welcome him into your life as a great teacher of concepts such as shapes and colors that your toddler has previously believed that you were making up.  If only he would do a potty video! From Rachel Anthony

You know you're a mom if you buy goldfish crackers and cheerios by the truckload.  From Monica Williams 

You know you are a mom if you stash baby wipes in every room and a burp cloth on every piece of furniture.  And in every vehicle. And in every purse/bag.  Of which you now carry 3 giant ones, all of which contain essential supplies.  From Monica Williams 

You know you are a mom if you judge the quality of a restaurant by how they act when your kid makes a mess on the floor.    From Monica Williams 

You know you are a mom if upon noticing a stain or wet patch on your clothing you no longer ask “hmm, what is that?”    From Monica Williams 

You know you are a mom if you realize wanting a baby is the dumbest, craziest, most idiotic wonderful idea you ever had.    From Monica Williams 

You know you are a mom if you suddenly realize that your husband is no longer the primary person whose inner life is frustratingly mysterious to you.    From Monica Williams 

You know you are a mom if your “me time” usually consists of daddy watching the baby for 30 minutes while you clean up the kitchen.    From Monica Williams 

You know you are a mom if you observe that there is apparently some other attractive force in the universe besides gravity, and it emanates from your child’s mouth.   From Monica Williams 

You know you are a mom if you realize that if you are not careful, you and your husband may become one of those freaky old couples who call each other mommy and daddy.  From Monica Williams 

You know you are a mom if you no longer think that terror and joy are incompatible emotions, as they have become your way of life.

You know your a mom if  ....you show up at church with your very cutely dressed family and your still wearing your slippers.  From Heather DeWitt

You know your mom if .... you find yourself locked in the bathroom with a piece chocolate cake telling your kids "mommy just needs a minute"  From Heather DeWitt

You know your a mom if...  you have a binky pouch attached to your belt instead of you phone or pda.  From Heather DeWitt

You know your a mom if ...the news of any child in pain brings you to tears  From Heather DeWitt

 You know your a mom if .... you can no longer watch the local news  From Heather DeWitt

You know you're a mom if you blog about your baby's latest consonants!  (e.g., Last night we heard "n" and "g.") From Teresa Shea

You know you're a mom when your child has more clothing than you do, and you are proud of that!  From Suzanne Adams

You know you're a mom if you get baby poop on your hands and don't even flinch. Ok. Maybe a little.  From Heather Nourse

You know you are a mom when -- naked, soaked in sweat and blood, and a heart thumping from a marathon -- you are squeezing onto your bosom ‘the whole universe wrapped in harmony with your soul’ and realize that this is the tiny body of your own baby.  Mytyr, Mana, Mater, Muter, Madre, Mother, Mamma, you are the circle of life; heaven and earth pass through you. Eleftheria Mantzouka
 
You know you are a mom when no more fascinating scuba-diving trips matter, but you feel the happiest and have a blast teaching your 6-month old baby how to swim, standing waist deep in the water at the local YMCA pool. Eleftheria Mantzouka
 
You know you are a mom when your 16-month old son picks flowers from blooming bushes and offers them to you touching noses to smell them together, after you taught him the word ‘louloudi’ (‘flower’ in Greek). Eleftheria Mantzouka

You know you're a mom if you have tried at least once to put your husband in time out.
Tristen Lawrence

You know you're a mom if...you can recite 10 children's books in the car at a moments notice.  One fish, two fish, red fish, blue fish......and so much more!!  ~Susan
 
You know you're a mom if.....you have bandaids, tissues, diapers and wipes in your glove compartment....OH! and don't forget an extra pair of underwear for those accidents....for the kids, silly....not for YOU!  :)  ~ Susan

You know your a mom if you check out other babies' dirty diapers to make sure your baby is normal.
Genna Drazen from Oslo Norway!

You know your a mom if....your charge card statement has replaced the Bloomingdales, Victoria's Secret, and Express charges with Baby Gap, Gymboree, and Babies R Us.
Ashley from California

You know your a mom if....when out in public the annoying wail piercing the airwaves is actually coming from YOUR kid. 
Ashley from California

You know your a mom if....all the preset stations in your car have been changed to kid friendly stations or their nursery rhyme CD has been playing for over 15min. without you even noticing.
Ashley from California

You know your a mom if....all the tasks you do are vocalized in a sing song way even at work!
Ashley from California

Now Let Us Hear Yours!

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