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14 Motherhood Moments That Deserve An Award

Because it isn't all rainbows and butterflies.

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1. When your "me time" isn't interrupted once.

Bonus points if you manage to squeeze in a catnap.

2. When you always know how to finish the sentence, "MOM I CAN'T FIND MY ________ !"

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You are the ultimate finder of everything lost.

3. When you remember to ask the kids to use the bathroom before you get on the road.

4. When you hold back mom rage at people's unsolicited parenting advice.

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"Thank you, I'll totally take that into consideration..."

5. When you're in bed at a reasonable hour.

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You've heard rumors that one day you'll get to wake up after the sun too.

6. When you go to the grocery store and make it home with everything you need.

Must...remember...toilet paper.

7. When you actually have time to get ready in the morning.

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You have learned that the lighting in the car mirror is really great for putting on makeup though.

8. When you understand the latest kid lingo and earn some cool points.

9. When you help with your child's school project.

Because they "forgot" to tell you about it until the night before.

10. When you actually know how to solve a homework question.

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"The quadratic formula? Oh yeah, I got this."

11. When you teach your kids the importance of not caring what people think.

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Dancing in public is an overwhelming favorite.

12. When you get every single human in the family photo to smile.

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No guarantee everyone's eyes will be open.

13. When you tell a corny mom joke and someone laughs.


*finger guns*

14. When you get through a long day at work and still have the energy to play all night. / Via

You know they won't want to play dress-up or go on imaginary adventures forever.

When you make dinner that is good for your kids AND they love it? Now that's definitely award-worthy.

The American Heart Association has tons of recipes and mom hacks that will make it even easier for you to have a healthy lifestyle.

Here's to you, moms of the world. 👍

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Share your Mom Wins, your reasons for living a longer life, and get mom hacks to help your family live healthy in their Facebook group, created to inspire moms like you.