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Do You Excuse Fellow Moms For Being Late?

Grabbing your keys and running out the door is a distant memory when you enter motherhood. The process suddenly involves packing the diaper bag, doing one last nappy change and ensuring your clothes are clear of spit up stains. All of the last minute prep work can easily make a mama late for her meeting, playdate or appointment, but if the plans involve fellow moms, most are usually sympathetic. When Angie Harmon was running behind for our interview earlier this week, I understood the delay. According to her reps, she was busy getting her husband and daughter prepped for the day's activities and fell behind.

Do you excuse tardiness?

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jenni5 jenni5 6 years
Agree Liss. My sister-in-law always uses her kids as an excuse to be late! I have 2 (younger than hers) and I get ready earlier or the night before.
runningesq runningesq 6 years
not once the kid is 18.. time to find a new excuse !
lickety-split lickety-split 6 years
kids add a layer of unpredictability that those who aren't parents cannot understand. a 2 year old doesn't understand "mommy has an interview" when she gives you a pb&j kiss in your hair. remember the movie 'baby boom"? there you go; baby stuff happens.
Liss1 Liss1 6 years
I hate when people are constantly late. If you know you have to be somewhere and you have kids, get ready a little earlier.
skigurl skigurl 6 years
maybe here and there i could understand lateness if they have a crazy unavoidable story, but to just be late for the sake of being late and blaming it on "being a mom" doesn't make sense...sure, it takes longer for moms to get up and out the door but the key to anyone's punctuality is LEAVE ON TIME, so if moms are late perpetually because of their kids, it's because they aren't giving themselves enough time to get ready and leave on time
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