Parents with this affliction forget, sometimes immediately, what things were really like. Constantly saying to yourself “This is going to be fun!” followed by “What was I thinking?!” is the most common symptom of Mom-zheimer’s.
Warning signs that you might be suffering from Mom-zheimer’s include:
1. You take your kids to the playground.
When we visit the park, my plan is usually to let the kids run wild while I read a novel or maybe chat with the other moms.
But actually, the kids think it’s more fun to sit at my side begging for snacks and complaining that they’re hot and/or thirsty. Things look promising once they start playing, but it’s just an illusion.
Forget small talk, I’m too busy responding to cries of “Push me! Catch me!” And every time I try to crack open my novel someone asks, “Um, is that your toddler throwing mulch at everyone? Again?” No wonder I’ve been reading the same book since 2013.
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*And by today, I mean back in August when I wrote this post and completely forgot to tell you about it. I know you guys think I'm a totally professional blogger who never does stuff like that, but... just kidding. I hope none of you really think that.