Motherhood comes with more stereotypes than it does diaper changes, and that's a lot. According to society, the moment after we give birth, our ability to party somehow spontaneously combusts and we are instantly deemed homebodies for life.
We wear mom jeans and live for arts and crafts. We spend our free time pinning bundt cake recipes and bento box ideas on Pinterest. Our concept of letting loose is now a hot bath and a good book. Sure, we may have a glass of wine after the kids pass out, but that's about as hardcore as motherhood gets.
Listen, we're tired and we know we look like it. We have a lot of crap to deal with, literally and metaphorically. So it's somewhat understandable that society seems to think that when women become mothers, their biological rockstar clocks have ticked their last tock. Our time is up. Our party is over.
But boy, are they wrong.
The reality is that many of us don't truly fly our freak flags until we've become moms. And before you crucify moms for having a good time, think about it. Our lives have become an infinite cycle of wiping butts, microwaving chicken nuggets, and either being incessantly ignored or pulled, prodded, whined and wailed at. So here's the truth, society...
No one deserves a drink more than we do. And Lord knows, NO ONE can pull an all-nighter like we can. But we gotta fight for our right to party.
These 19 moms prove that we can still party just as hard ... only now, we clean up immediately afterward.
One day this little girl will understand the answer to her question.
Walking through the busy liquor store after work and shamefully dragging my 6 yr old along. 6 yr old: WHY DO YOU… https://t.co/IHLuVNyR2i— Valerie (@Valerie)1524872192.0
This tweet is the quintessence of motherhood.
Oddly enough, the two bruises I obtained from this weekend were not from #drunkmom shenanigans, instead a bite mark… https://t.co/0AS72xTIvJ— Amy Elizabeth (@Amy Elizabeth)1525056703.0
We could all learn a thing or two from this mom.
"Mom this hurts so bad I'm sorry but I'm gonna smoke some pot" "Do it in the shower it's really relaxing" #mymomiscool— Desirée Santos (@Desirée Santos)1408670099.0
Sounds like this mom is having a GOOD time with an EVEN BETTER view.
Moms always have "lot of beverage" to offer.It's true. We're the first to offer our guests a cold beverage, and eventually, we will all find ourselves occasionally offering our kids one, too. In fact, you may one day even find yourself bribing your children with alcohol... it's definitely one way to get them to show up to the holiday party. This next mom has some brilliant tips on how to make running errands more enjoyable...
It takes moms years to master this level of multitasking.Considering that motherhood consists of an infinte series of random errands, we get pretty good at getting things done. We're fast. We've got our lists in hand and we know where things are. And we've got a pretty decent buzz going, which is the only reason we aren't crying on the floor with our toddlers.
Not only do moms know how to party with the best of 'em, we're always prepared for the unexpected.
I know buying in bulk is cheaper but #reallymom http://t.co/z8KBDHW5— Rachel (@Rachel)1344471445.0
And don't tell us we're not hip on the trends, either.
My mom just came into my room to ask me what color my underwear are and that last thing I ate to determine my stripper name. #okaymom— alexa plessner (@alexa plessner)1478372567.0
One way or another, this mom was determined to have a relaxing vacation.
"I can't wait to smoke pot, or eat pot, or do whatever you do with it when I go to Amsterdam." #OkMom— Emily McAllen (@Emily McAllen)1444434943.0
We want to see this mom at T-ball.
]['What can we say? Moms have moves. They may not be from this decade or even the last for that matter, but we've got moves, nonetheless. This next mom doesn't appreciate stupid questions...
Party with a mom and find out how she really feels.As moms, sometimes we've got to maintain a certain image... one of grace, maturity, and restraint. Other times, we throw that bull shit straight out the window and tell it like is. And don't call me Mrs., dumbass.
And you thought we went to Olive Garden every Wednesday for the breadsticks.
We don't just know how to party... We know how to throw a party.Moms are always trying to up our entertaining game. Some holidays we add artichoke dip to the mix, and others we really get it right, with jello shots. And don't act like it's so blasphemous, either. It's Christmas; it's a birthday party for crying out loud.
It's the unexpected things in life that bring us closer.
"Since you've had your fake I.d our relationship has gotten so much stronger" #okaymom— кαтιє ¢ℓαωѕσи (@кαтιє ¢ℓαωѕσи)1402442873.0
We never said motherhood was without its perks...So you thought we channeled all of our creativity into paper mache, did you? Wrong. But motherhood has allowed us to become pretty innovative. Like this mom, who knows that there's always a silver lining in parenthood. But this next mom's creativity will blow you away...
This mom may have missed her calling as an inventor... in the 1800s.
Oops, did she say that out loud?
When my mom calls clay a pussy cuz he went to sleep early 😂 #hadone2many #drunkmom— Emzkate (@Emzkate)1409550716.0
This mom may have made her kids cringe, but we're willing to bet she could hold her own in the 'club.'
*the song Timber comes on* mom: I can imagine dancing to this in a club #okmom— lily morris (@lily morris)1387502402.0