1. When the laundry basket is overflowing and you realize you have to do all of it on your own. Monique Steele / Buzzfeed What the hell is a permanent press? 2. When tax season rolls around and you're suddenly conscious of the fact that you have no idea what you're doing. Monique Steele / Buzzfeed Can I claim my cat as a dependent or no? 3. When your roommate gives you the flu and you just need someone to make you soup and tuck you in. Monique Steele / Buzzfeed *cough, cough* I'm sick. 4. When you buy food from yet another takeout restaurant and you just miss a home cooked meal. Monique Steele / Buzzfeed Chicken lo mein just doesn't taste the same when that's all you've been eating for five days straight. 5. When you need a good excuse to get out of something. Monique Steele / Buzzfeed "Wish I could go guys but Mom said no, you know how it is..." 6. When the show you both watch regularly is on TV and you have no one else to share your thoughts on the matter with. Monique Steele / Buzzfeed 7. After a long day of your boss yelling at you for something that totally wasn't your fault. Monique Steele / Buzzfeed "I'm gonna call my mom," 8. When you have to call and set up your own doctor/ dentist appointments. Monique Steele / Buzzfeed I'm not prepared for this level of responsibility. 9. When you kind of just need an extra boost to your self confidence. Monique Steele / Buzzfeed "You is kind, you is smart, you is important,""Thanks Ma, needed that." 10. When that pesky jar just won't open. Monique Steele / Buzzfeed I really don't want to have to smash this jar just to eat tonight, but I will! 11. Literally anytime, anywhere. Monique Steele / Buzzfeed Call your mom she misses you too.