Nifty·Posted on Oct 28, 201321 Misery-Inducing Mom FailsThese little mommy mishaps aren't the end of the world. IT JUST FEELS LIKE THAT.by Luisa ColónBuzzFeed ContributorFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. Letting your toddler take a four-hour nap. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF giphy.com Now it's midnight and the child shows no signs of ever sleeping again. 2. Buying into the whole "washable marker" thing. divinesecretsofadomesticdiva.com Sure, you can *wash* it. That doesn't mean it's going to come off. 3. Overloading the back of the stroller. momandmore.com The moment your child bolts out of it, it crashes over backwards. P.S. There was a fresh carton of eggs in one of the bags. 4. Changing a "no" to a "yes." Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF giphy.com You only did it after relentless whining, but now the word "no" has lost all meaning, forever. 5. Allowing your kid to hold your smartphone. theblaze.com You just needed five seconds to do the dishes! ...Or a pen. just4families.com You just needed five seconds to catch up on your email! ...Or anything that was handy. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF giphy.com You just needed five seconds to talk on the phone with your sister! 6. Lingering a tad long at preschool drop-off. betterparentinginstitute.com You start to wonder if your health insurance will cover the cost of having a 4-year-old surgically removed from your leg. 7. Arriving a tad late to preschool pick-up. livescience.com You start to wonder if your child will ever speak to you again. Ever. 8. Choosing a route home that passes a playground. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF giphy.com You tried to hurry by, talk loudly, point out stuff on the other side of the street, but... 9. Agreeing to go to the playground for "fifteen minutes." Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF AMC / Breaking Bad ... two and a half hours later, the playground has not lost its novelty. 10. Deciding on a DIY haircut. thatsright.com You saved $25. And also, THIS HAPPENED. 11. Yelling at your kid in public. villains.wikia.com That was the day you learned that the true meaning of silence is the sound other mothers make when they are judging you. 12. Giving your kid junk food. momjovi.com A little McDonald's here, a little candy bar there... and now it's in her blood. 13. Losing your temper at the sandbox. bixpi.blogspot.com You yelled at another kid for bad sharing. He started crying. His nanny up and served you. Then you started crying. (Further trips to this sandbox may necessitate a disguise.) 14. Being the only mom at the playground who forgot to bring sunblock. hersutah.com Can you use your SPF 15 lip balm on her face and arms instead? ...Or a snack. theshiksa.com Meanwhile, this is the kind of thing the other moms pack. ...Or a change of clothes. snipsofsnailspuppydogtails.blogspot.com (Or even one single wipe.) 15. Allowing your un-toilet-trained toddler to roam the house naked. 16. Shopping with the family at Ikea on a Saturday. ibnlive.in.com Your children spend twenty minutes in Småland, during which time you are able to scarf down an order of meatballs. For the next three hours, the family searches for Bin #32, which turns out to be out of stock. 17. Spending six months creating the perfect Halloween costume. msmisantropia.blogspot.com At 3 P.M. on October 30, he decides he wants a store-bought Spiderman costume. 18. Cussing in front of your child just one time. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF tumblr.com Somehow, all the hundreds of times you said "Ma-ma" didn't stick. But this sure did. 19. Thinking your new iPad is "only for Mommy." tamoggemon.com It's a matter of hours before your children are using it to download Candy Crush while you see if the calendar still works on your old Palm Pilot. 20. Letting your kid channel surf. gamespot.com She went from the Disney Channel to a commercial for American Horror Story: Coven to a scene from Last Tango in Paris, and is now officially Disturbed. 21. Convincing yourself that you're a bad mom. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF thegailygrind.com But despite everything -- the yelling, the Mommy Brain, the kind of weepiness that can only be brought on by years of sleep deprivation -- the truth is... You're not really so bad.