Houses get messy, food gets spilled, things get broken — that's just how life is. But once kids are in the picture, those once infrequent incidents seem to become so much more commonplace — and further escalated — that it could feel like you're living inside a raging tornado at all times. If any of these photos look familiar to you, just remember, sometimes it's OK to take a step back (to laugh, to cry, whatever you need. We support you).
Read through to see 15 pieces of photographic evidence that prove it may be time for you to take a "mommy timeout."