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Mom Sings "Hallelujah" Parody About Parenting

You Have to Hear This Mom's Amazing Parenting "Hallelujah" Parody

Not only is her voice amazing, but her lyrics are spot on. Shannon Abbott soulfully reworked Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah" to describe the life of a mother, and it's so good you won't know whether to laugh or cry.

"Sit right there and I'll tell you a tale about a mother's day and the mommy fails. It's a dirty job, but someone's gotta do it," sings Abbott. "It starts with diapers, spit up, no sleep. He pulls my hair, I scrape my knee. When naptime comes I'll sing, 'Oh, hallelujah!'"

Abbott originally performed her incredible song at a talent show in Payson, UT. It's now resonating with millions of mamas after she uploaded a version of herself singing with her adorable son Adam on YouTube. Here, some of our favorite lines:

"Yet daddy's asleep without a care. How does he do that? It isn't fair!"

"Then there is my threenager. It's like she's 3 plus a teenager! She thinks she knows it all and I know nothing. With backwards shoes and princess dresses, 'I'll do it myself!' and lots of messes — when bedtime comes, I'll sing, 'Oh, hallelujah!'"

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