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Woman hilariously explains what it is like being a 'working mom' and the internet agrees

She listed things that working moms do to compensate for their time lost with kids and several moms added their input too.

Woman hilariously explains what it is like being a 'working mom' and the internet agrees
Cover Image Source: Instagram | @mamaaa_g

After being almost inseparable from their babies for months, moms find it hard to get back to work. Their 'mom guilt' takes over when they feel the need to make up for the hours they're away from their kids. So, working moms are overcome by the emotions of having to both spend time with their children and follow their passion. Grace Ryu—who goes by @mamaaa_g on Instagram—is a mom and works as a resident nurse. She shared on Instagram the exact mindset of working moms and it resonated with many around the world. As she enlisted the things that working moms do as a result of 'mom guilt,' thousands of mothers online pitched in their feelings too.

Image Source: Instagram | @mamaaa_g
Image Source: Instagram | @mamaaa_g

Following the social media trend of saying, "We're so and so,'" and going on to explain the perks or drawbacks of being that person, Ryu began her lines by saying, "We're working moms." The first thing she mentioned was how Miss Rachel, the popular YouTuber known for making educational videos for kids, was the third parent in a household where both parents were working. She thanked the YouTuber for keeping their kids occupied and entertained. Ryu added, "We look like crap the majority of the time." As she buckled up her baby boy in the car seat, Ryu said how working moms, even during their off days, dedicate their time to their kids.

Image Source: Instagram | @mamaaa_g
Image Source: Instagram | @mamaaa_g

The working mom smiled ironically, saying, "We like to plan activities for our little one and make core memories because of mom guilt. So, we basically have no off days." Ryu was then seen with her 1-year-old in a toy store and she pointed out how working moms make money only to spend it all on their little ones. Picking two plush toys for her baby, she said, "I'm going to get it for him." The next "advantage" of being a working mom, as per Ryu, was that their house was always a mess and she proved it by simply putting away the clean clothes to be folded later.

Image Source: Instagram | @mamaaa_g
Image Source: Instagram | @mamaaa_g

Finally, Ryu said, "We're working moms. Don't ask how we do it all. We just do it." Her video's caption read, "I forgot one: We’re working moms, we’re tired all the time and don’t know where we find the time to film and edit these videos. We just do it." Throughout the video, Ryu handled the struggles of working moms with a bit of sarcasm and humor but at the same time managed to send out a strong message on how 'mom guilt' is real and impactful. Her Instagram reel gained over 4.4 million views, with thousands of moms baring their souls in the same sarcastic way as Ryu did.

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Image Source: Instagram | @lakenmachelle
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Image Source: Instagram | @eengland007
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Image Source: Instagram | @a_boy_named_ellis

"We're working moms, we got three hours sleep instead of eight because we need time for ourselves after everyone in the house is sleeping and it's worth it," commented @cnthiayu. "I like this. Lol, there are always videos about how hard it is to be a stay-at-home mom. I’m glad there’s a video about working moms," pointed out @chouaxiong06. "We’re working moms. We spend time at work feeling guilty for being away from our kids and time at home worried about work deadlines," wrote @chelsa_lou. "We're working moms. The week between Christmas and New Year takes years off our lives due to stress because daycare is closed but work is open," commented @plus_lvoe.


 
 
 
 
 
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