No one can deny there is a certain “Groundhog Day’esque” quality to a mom’s day. On one hand, we have the peace that comes from having structure and knowing that no matter how badly we screw up today, it will be OK because we will be doing it all over again tomorrow. On the other hand, there’s the mind-numbing realization that you will, in fact, be doing it all over again tomorrow.
|2 children fighting over the same toy neither of them
had any interest in 10 minutes ago.
|Child who has not showered in God knows how many days.
|2 weeks worth of laundry sitting in the basket waiting to be folded.|
Science project on the Migration Patterns of Monarch Butterflies
which took 13 hours to complete and only 30 seconds to leave on the kitchen table
the day it was due.
|Beautiful, happy butterfly|
Conclusion: Answer #5 indicative of New Mom. All other answers evidence of Seasoned Mom.
Phase 2: Rank the following phrases from 1-10 based on frequency
(1 being most frequent, 10 being least frequent)
Note: #9 indicates both New and Seasoned Mom as well as the sub-category : “Mom under the impression everyone will think her child is as amazing as she thinks he/she is.”