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Tell Mommy: What's Your Secret Mommy Behavior?

Tell Mommy: What's Your Secret Mommy Behavior?


Before we were mommies we probably all had our own secret single behavior, as coined by Carrie Bradshaw, our s.s.b. It's that special downtime, and it's really not about doing anything all that important, just more about what we might do when no one's looking. Remember Carrie's confession? She admitted that she liked to eat stacks of Saltines with jam, while standing up in the kitchen reading fashion mags. Not at all glamorous or all that exciting, but, like Carrie said, it just feels good.

Especially as a mom, it's important to take that time out to indulge in a simple, maybe guilty pleasure, and even if it might be a little weird, that's why it's our s.m.b. (secret mommy behavior) — no judgments. So, whether it's sneaking reruns of guilty pleasure TV (and if Sex and the City repeats are your thing, you must check out this game) or fixing a favorite snack, what do you do when you have a minute to yourself?

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Girl-Jen Girl-Jen 5 years
It's a tie between putting my feet up on the coffee table and reading my book...or calling my brother and having a real grown-up conversation using real, actual profanity.
Bettye-Wayne Bettye-Wayne 5 years
I keep a dark chocolate bar on hand at all times- for emergency! I encourage my girl to eat healthy, but I definitely overindulge when it comes to the sweets.
starbucks2 starbucks2 5 years
Hm, i don't think I really have secret 'mommy' behaviour...I mean I still hide the cookie box after I ate all of them at once, but that was my secret 'single' behaviour, too....
kurniakasih kurniakasih 5 years
Um...I've been secretly listening to Lady Ga ga (our computer is downstair and bedrooms are upstairs) when everyone else has fallen asleep then singing along to her songs, hoping that my hub will not catch me doing that. :D Yeah, no one in my 'real' life know that I listen to Lady Ga ga. I can't imagine what their reaction is if they found out :p
meandtheo meandtheo 5 years
during nap time i sit down and read celebrity gossip sights while i drink a diet coke...when the diet coke is gone, i get back to being the dutiful mom and tidying the house, folding laundry, prepping for dinner etc....
SurferGurl SurferGurl 5 years
More than once I've dropped off my kids at school, driven down the block and taken a 20 minute cat nap before seeing my first client of the day. Is that secret single behavior, or a sign I'm just exxxhausted all the time?
AnastasiaBHausen AnastasiaBHausen 5 years
My son is 3 months old, and every afternoon, he naps in my arms and I watch a movie. Who cares if I'm "spoiling" him? I love the cuddling down-time.
runningesq runningesq 5 years
I don't think watching a favorite tv show or eating a favorite food consitutes a "secret mommy behavior."
Sasorisa Sasorisa 5 years
Sitting in front of my computer karaoking- really loudly. LOL. I try to do that with my son - but he's not so entertained by me.
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