You can't fight every day. No, seriously...
"Pick my battle, pick my battle, pick my battle!" -- Real Mom
You want to win the war, Momma!
Momma lays down the law. Always.
"The more you ask the longer you wait. " -- Real Mom
Art is subjective. What you think you see, someone else doesn't. Right?
"My daughter's teacher from Boys and Girls Club called us and said she drew something they were concerned about. When I asked my daughter what it was she shrugged and said a roller coaster. It was very clearly a penis!" -- Real Mom
True confession: we think the Amazon "smile" is really an Amazon "wang". Which would also bring a smile, no?
Some things from childhood stick with you forever...
"My son when he was little liked to run down the hall naked screaming 'wiener, wiener, wiener!' He is now 19 and I caught him doing this the other day!"
-- Real Mom
Maybe he'll one day drive the Wienermobile...
"Lippy" or "mouthy" is just a phase, right?
"I am not going to survive her attitude!" -- Real Mom
We're pretty sure she got that 'tude from her father, right? #BlameDad
Ever wonder how you're able to "mom"?
"I can't believe that I have kept her alive this long!" -- Real Mom
It's because you're a rock star, momma. Rock. Star.
Mom-ing evolves over the years...
"I now say things like 'you have to wear underwear to school.'" --Real Mom
Wearing clothing is burdensome...
Kids are observant. They ask questions, quite frankly...
"My daughter asked 'Mommy, how do I pee out of my thumb like daddy?' The downside of one bathroom, and the beginning of taking turns." -- Real Mom
We have more questions now about dad and his "thumb", and... we won't be able to sleep tonight...
When your it'll-do-for-now explanation makes things more interesting...
"I was telling my son to get his hand out of his pants or "it" would fall off. He got quiet for a minute and runs into his sister's room and says... 'Hey, Sissy, I know why you don't have a pee pee anymore!'" -- Real Mom
There's nothing like the love you receive from your child. That brutal, honest, love...
"My son once told me, 'I like that you are so jiggly, but fat people can't be pretty.'" -- Real Mom
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