Everyone talks about how special motherhood and parenting is, and the bond shared with a child is unlike any other, it’s a magical journey that is both rewarding and satisfying, and I couldn’t agree more. I absolutely love being a mom, it’s the best job in the world. I am a mom of two boys and love them to pieces, but Raising kids is not always all rainbows and butterflies.

Motherhood is not remembering what it’s like to get a full night’s sleep and wiping more poop than you ever thought you’d see in your life. Raising kids is no longer having privacy, never peeing or showering in peace. Motherhood is using your shirt to wipe runny noses and dirty faces. Life with little children is learning how to do everything with one hand while carrying a baby in another. Motherhood is waking up with a little butt or foot in your face. Motherhood is breastfeeding whenever wherever. Motherhood is yoga pants and bad hair days. Motherhood is no longer shopping alone. Motherhood is a filthy car all the time. Motherhood is not being able to call in sick because it’s a 24/7 job without a paycheck, and the list of everyday problems goes on. But in the end, I wouldn’t have it any other way. Having young kids and being a mom means being completely and totally overwhelmed by love, joy, responsibility, and selflessness.

With the help of my mommy friends, I created this little intimate photography project just in time for Mother’s day, to remind everyone what motherhood really looks like. Some might find these interesting pictures raw, but that's how it is in real life.

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Motherhood Is Never Peeing Alone

Motherhood Is Never Peeing Alone

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FABULOUS1
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2 years ago

My daughter is 24 years old and still does this to me if i forget to lock the door.

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#2

Motherhood Is Never Shopping In Peace

Motherhood Is Never Shopping In Peace

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Teresa Smith
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2 years ago

Omgosh I remember those days..lol it was a chore..lol

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#3

When The Kids Go To Sleep

When The Kids Go To Sleep

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S Bagci
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2 years ago

Awesome !

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#4

Sleep Never Lasts Long, They Find You

Sleep Never Lasts Long, They Find You

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annisa pramita siwi
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2 years ago

Horror 😨😨😨

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#5

Motherhood Is Being Your Kids' Entertainer

Motherhood Is Being Your Kids' Entertainer

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Melinda Burge
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2 years ago

This is such a lovely picture showing mother love <3

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#6

Motherhood Is Never Sleeping In

Motherhood Is Never Sleeping In

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Susan Hebblethwaite
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2 years ago

Now my kids are adults my dogs do exactly the same now, theres no winning.

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#7

Sometimes Moms Need A Time Out To Have A Sip Of Wine And Check On Their Phones

Sometimes Moms Need A Time Out To Have A Sip Of Wine And Check On Their Phones

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Chris Pitch
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2 years ago

hahahahaha! love it! I remember when bananas in Australia cost heaps ($12.00 AUD a kilo), I would have to sneak away from the kids to have one.

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#8

Motherhood Is Breastfeeding Whenever Wherever

Motherhood Is Breastfeeding Whenever Wherever

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ugaas wiilhoog
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2 years ago

Probably an unpopular opinion but if a kid can ask for the breast they are probably too old to be breast feed.

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#9

Motherhood Is Never Ending Laundry

Motherhood Is Never Ending Laundry

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Wanda Queen
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2 years ago

Yesss. And it only gets worse when they're teens.

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Motherhood Is Never Showering In Peace

Motherhood Is Never Showering In Peace

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Paul Dixon
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2 years ago

Partner could be looking after the kids while you take a shower. :-(

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#11

Motherhood Is Being Kicked In The Face At Night

Motherhood Is Being Kicked In The Face At Night

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GiveMeASloth
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2 years ago

Gah this is terrible but something about that little snuggly baby beside you makes it worth it

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#12

Motherhood Is Cooking With One Hand

Motherhood Is Cooking With One Hand

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Rita Miller
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2 years ago

Oh yes but i.g my other 2 pulling at my shirt mom mom mom I'm hungry

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#13

Motherhood Is Trying To Keep Your Kids Alive

Motherhood Is Trying To Keep Your Kids Alive

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Kay Renee
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2 years ago

Less laundry and less fighting with a toddler who doesn't want to. You gonna do it for her?

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#14

Motherhood Is Not Being Able To Call In Sick

Motherhood Is Not Being Able To Call In Sick

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Flisey
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2 years ago

Single mums having to push through because they are it. There is no one to step up and help out.

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#15

Motherhood Is Being A Nurse Or Wiping Kids' Noses With Your Shirt

Motherhood Is Being A Nurse Or Wiping Kids' Noses With Your Shirt

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Hey
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2 years ago

My mom never did such thing

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#16

Motherhood Is Having No Privacy

Motherhood Is Having No Privacy

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Tiff Jade Thompson
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2 years ago

Honestly, all of these will be misses for the while i have kids but i can't wait... i want children even more now! i love this post!

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#17

Motherhood Is Having Little Helpers To Help You Cook

Motherhood Is Having Little Helpers To Help You Cook

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annisa pramita siwi
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2 years ago

'Uh..oh..don't do that, go away, watch tv or something' there,that's more like my mom..she is such a good cook but so perfectionist that she didn't allow me to help when i was little..

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#18

Motherhood Is Being A Housekeeper

Motherhood Is Being A Housekeeper

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Paul Dixon
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2 years ago

My mum taught us to pick up after ourselves, even at that age - otherwise we'd feel the wrath of dad. And once she had cleaned it was expected to stay that way - as she put it .... "you can play, but we're not pigs so we will not live like pigs" The same with closing doors to keep the heat in "were you born in a barn...no...then shut the door" (never understood the barn. But I always shut the door)

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#19

Motherhood Is Trying Not To Lose Your Mind

Motherhood Is Trying Not To Lose Your Mind

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Monique Siegers
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2 years ago

kids need rules and boundries ofc.. but you also need patience and let your kids be kids.

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#20

Motherhood Is Being A Maid

Motherhood Is Being A Maid

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Louise Brigance
Community Member
2 years ago

For a lot of reasons, saying that Mom is a maid really raises my hackles. We all do a lot of things for our kids. I don't know, but when it gets said like that it's almost like an expectation or a task. I willingly did all those things when the kids were little, but I wasn't a maid! Not for my own kids.

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#21

Motherhood Is Breastfeeding On Demand

Motherhood Is Breastfeeding On Demand

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Jessica Temple
Community Member
2 years ago

I love this mom. She doesn't sweat the small things, and looks to allow her children to be little and enjoy life.

Sverre Clarke
Community Member
2 years ago

You realise these pictures are staged right?

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Lars Bengtsson
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2 years ago

Motherhood is to know when the kiddo is to old to suck t***s

Crouching_Penn_Hidden_Teller@yahoo.com
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2 years ago

teeth have a lot to do with it

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Rich Auntie Skeleton
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2 years ago

Aww ma, cotton branches and half an avocado for dinner again?!

Meowton Mewsk
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2 years ago

Lmfao!!

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Ben Smith
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2 years ago

Too old to be on the tit

Sarah Samantha Dafné
Community Member
2 years ago

That kid looks...a bit old for that.

Dawn Willie
Community Member
2 years ago

A little old for what? Breastfeeding? Lmao.

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Melinda Burge
Community Member
2 years ago

Too bad if the food splatters up and hits her bare skin or even worse the child - do they make splash-guards for such occasions????

Dawn Willie
Community Member
2 years ago

Looks like it might be something that wouldn’t matter except the fact that it MIGHT get them a little dirty. Why is everyone being so negative and pointing out every little problem you see? Some of y’all enlarging the photo to see what you can find to bitch about. Geez stfu

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Kate Moorman-Kix
Community Member
2 years ago

Still loving that Gpig

NWB
Community Member
2 years ago

GUINEA PIG!!!!

Donna Gourdeau Loiacano
Community Member
2 years ago

That child looks like he is in pre-school!

Paul Dixon
Community Member
2 years ago

I'm more concerned about the kid say high up. There's no way she'd catch him with a kid on one nipple.

MammaG
Community Member
2 years ago

That kid isn't eating. He's using his mom as a pacifier.

Grace Wiebe
Community Member
2 years ago

No, no & no. No pre-schooler sucking a nipple...definitely not while I'm cooking. No other preschooler getting his grubby little hands in the food I'm cooking that other people have to eat..........and definitely no hairy little rodent in proximity to my food.

Madeline Reese
Community Member
2 years ago

That child is too old to breastfeed.

Carrie
Community Member
2 years ago

Why do you say that?

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David Partington
Community Member
3 months ago

Moms must be always ready; reminds me of my dear wife 65 years ago.

Alan Lowry
Community Member
2 years ago

Let’s face facts... staged or not.... they’re making a salad. Lil one should not be on mommy’s tit. Big brother should not be on the counter, neither should the GERBLE! This photo (and the other) were meant to create a conversation(s) about MANY things Right & Wrong. IMHO ... I believe SAFETY and FOOD SANITATION are most important when kids are involved. In addition .... ALL of this, and MUCH MORE, are why raising kids is such a personal, private and hopefully pleasurable experience. After all, it IS A FREE COUNTRY. Riiiiggghht ???

MammaG
Community Member
2 years ago

Guinea pig.

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Candy Sheppard
Community Member
2 years ago

I'm sorry but theres 2 photos of theses 3 and breastfed kid is big enough to walk and breast feeding days should be done with. 6 kids in 7 years for me says yeah done

Jan Feline
Community Member
2 years ago

Love the guinea pig!

Pher Patterson
Community Member
2 years ago

WTF! This is the fakes set up staged photo ever!!!! No real mom in her right mind is going to allow this ever!!! I didn't! And None of my mom friends ever did!!!! Every mom At some point puts her foot down and says no you go do something I have to do stuff go entertain yourself!!! Plus that kid is way way to old to me on the breast

Angela Lively
Community Member
2 years ago

Child is too old for the tit

Debbie Archimedes
Community Member
2 years ago

This woman needs to be weaned off the tit more than her boy!

mehran79
Community Member
2 years ago

How old is he? who made this picture? why is this in internet? What the did I just watch? whats going on here?

Alex Guay
Community Member
2 years ago

Cute, don't agree with breastfeeding at that age but to each their own.

Steve Hovland
Community Member
2 years ago

This lady is still breastfeeding? Seems like she was breastfeeding 14 pictures ago. Can someone please get their feet and that pet out of the food preparation area?

Raphaëlle Rb
Community Member
2 years ago

I'm sorry, but she makes me feel such a bad mom @_@ I didn't manage breastfeeding as long as her. I did not manage to lose my pregnancy weight and I'm fat. My hair's often a mess... And I I rarely cook complicated recipes. I really feel bad watching such a perfect mother.

Clare E
Community Member
2 years ago

It's all smoke and mirrors. You do you.

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Nikki D
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2 years ago

Happy guinea pigs, happy kids, amazing mom!!!

Marina Vos
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2 years ago

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No one sees the kids foot right up against the "hot" pot?

Sue Prewitt
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2 years ago

wooden salad bowl

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Motherhood Is Never Shopping Alone

Motherhood Is Never Shopping Alone

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Susann Campbell
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2 years ago

Two under control , now try to see what the third one is trying to do.

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