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This Mom Says She Has A Favorite Child And Twitter Has A Lot Of Feelings

Do moms really have favorites?

It's not too often that a mom admits she has a favorite kid, but Alisha Tierny-March of Sheffield, Great Britain did just that on a morning TV show.

Tierny-March told This Morning hosts Holly Willoughby and Phillip Scholfield that her two-year-old daughter, Kennedie, is her favorite.

"When Kennedie came along, the other two were in school, so I got those whole six hours together. I breastfed her like I wasn't able to do with my other children," March said.

She added that before Kennedie was born, her daughter, Harley, was her favorite, and that her oldest, Addison, was the most difficult because, "She had colic and would scream from 2:00 in the afternoon until 2:00 in the morning. She was really, really hard work."

Show hosts Willoughby and Scholfield seemed perplexed and even shocked at what the mother was saying. Willoughby told March she is treating her children like a friendship circle. "The ones that you want to be friends with are the ones you give preferential treatment to," Willoughby said.

March – mom of three girls and now a boy – even said that when she found out her youngest, Elijah, was a boy, she was "upset." Adding that, "Deep down I wanted another girl."

At the end of the interview, March was asked if she thought her children would be damaged when they're older. She said, "I think they're just happy with how it is, they don't fear it's a big deal."

And Twitter lit up after the interview.

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