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25 Crazy Parenting Questions I Never Thought I'd Ask My Mom, but Here We Are

As kids, most of us think that our mothers nag us. We ignore their advice, disobey them, break rules, and rebel weekly. But the older we get, the more we start to finally realize that instead of knowing and understanding nothing like we once thought, our moms actually know everything about everything. And when we become mothers ourselves, it becomes crystal clear that our moms are the most badass people on the entire planet.

When I became a mother, I called my mom for everything. I asked her questions I never thought I'd ask another living human being; I cried about situations I never thought would affect me; and I begged for help when it came to the smallest of things. I'm pretty sure for the first year of my son's life, I called her at least five times a day. I had no idea what I was doing, and she was the only one who had the answers to my weird questions. Keep reading for 25 crazy parenting things I always call my mom for.

  1. Can I die from lack of sleep?
  2. I saw Bobby touching his wiener through the monitor. Is this seriously already an issue?
  3. How do you get the puke smell out of the car? And the bed? Oh, and the carpet?
  4. Am I still a cool mom if I get a minivan?
  5. How do you get a poop stain out of a onesie?
  6. When will my vagina go back to normal?
  7. Can I cut a onesie off in the event of a blowout?
  8. How many onesies is it acceptable to just throw away instead of washing?
  9. Did you ever want to punch dad in the middle of the night while you got up with me as baby?
  10. Did I ever like to watch you poop when I was little? I don't get it, and I'm so sorry.
  11. When will my libido come back? Sex makes me nauseous.
  12. Did you wear real pants when I was a baby?
  13. When will I drink hot coffee again?
  14. Will my baby ever stop crying?
  15. Is it bad if I want to leave the baby in a rock n' play all the time?
  16. Did you ever want to just scream at me to stop asking so many questions as a child?
  17. Can boys pee sitting down?
  18. Did you ever drink before dad got home from work?
  19. Did you ever give us Benadryl to help us sleep? Asking for a friend.
  20. Do my boobs look lopsided?
  21. Will I ever take a vacation again?
  22. Should I just throw away all my nice clothes since it doesn't seem like I'll be using them ever again?
  23. How many times can a baby throw up and poop in a day before it's a real issue?
  24. How do you force picky eaters to eat without scarring them for life?
  25. Is it acceptable to get up 10 times a night just to make sure everyone is breathing and alive?
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