20 Moms Reveal the Weirdest Things in Their Purses (PHOTOS)

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  • S's bag


    What's in it: A marker, children's toothpaste, scissors, a CD -- Columbus Police and Fire Pipes and Drums, a medicine dropper, and a WWE wrestling belt.

    Our take:

    Wrestlers can't beat moms

    We brush teeth, give medicine

    Cut, paste, draw, repeat

  • SW's bag


    What's in it: Cheap baby wipes, a princess notebook, an umbrella, a toy hammer, a sunglasses case, and a clown nose.

    Our take:

    Only clowns like hammers

    That are made of black plastic

    Still, nice to have tools.

  • K's bag


    What's in it: 3D glasses wrapper from The Lorax, a frog pen, a handmade felt poppy barrette, Pokemon, assorted hello kitty barrettes, a doll shoe, an owl mirror, a handmade coffee cozy, and bookmarks to celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday.

    Our take:

    Glasses make for fun

    With owls, hearts, felt, and barrettes

    Seuss would be quite proud.

  • SS's bag


    What's in it: Robot glove, helicopter, bottle of stool softener, container of bubbles, pirate, and three carabiners.

    Our take:

    Moms can climb mountains

    With constipated robots

    But bubbles come first.

  • M's bag


    What's in it: An angry bird, Legal Seafood crayons, an Angry Birds watch, SpiderMan, fun-sized M&Ms, and a K-cup (coffee).

    Our take:

    Angry birds fill time

    Legal Seafoods fills bellies

    But caffeine fills mom.

  • L's bag


    What's in it: Lipstick, head band, snack pack of nuts, passport application, red paper bow tie from Cat In the Hat day, desk reference DSM IV.

    Our take:

    Friend acting crazy?
    Diagnose her with this book
    Then they'll hate you.


  • SM's bag


    What's in it: Medela pumping bottles, a teether, lipgloss, stain remover, oil absorbing sheets, and a stack of research articles.

    Our take: 

    No one works faster

    Working moms multitask well

    Pump, read, apply gloss.

  • JS's bag


    What's in it: Manhattan subway map, IKEA pencil, little girl's nail polish (Piggy Paint), Littlest Pet Shop surfboard, Colgate Wisps toothbrush.

    Our take:

    Mom thinks surfboard's weird

    But daughter says it matters

    Carry all for love.

  • B's bag


    What's in it: A sheriff's badge, a frog on a rock, dice, a Spongebob ring, my Leather-man, and a weird puppy cheerleader figure.

    Our take:

    I shot the sherriff

    With a puppy cheerleader

    My one accomplice.

  • AA's bag


    What's in it: Gorilla Glue, detached Dora arm, syringe, plastic eggplant, Christmas bulb, and butterfly hair accessory.

    Our take:

    Poor Dora met fate

    Even glue could not amend

    The bulb will be worse.

  • KG's bag


    What's in it: a CD, a book, a color palette for clothing, a vegan bar, lollipops that the kids took from the bank but never ate, and some red Mac polish.

    Our take:

    Health food and books

    Help to balance our mom guilt

    But candy helps more.

  • JT's purse


    What's in it: A headlamp, stethescope, travel size shampoo and soap, $100, alcohol swabs, passport.

    Our take:

    Headlamps must light things

    The stethoscope amps up sound

    Motherhood dulls sense.

  • HA's bag


    What's in it: A contact case, some cash, wallet, jewelry, blush, and lip gloss.

    Our take:

    Applying makeup

    In our home bathroom is gone

    Moms learn to make do.

  • PP's bag


    What's in it: Body spray, Sexy little things noir lotion, cookie coin purse, ninja turtle hair clip, powder, condoms, monkey, tooth on a stick.

    Our take:

    Between the tooth stick

    and the monkey in my purse

    Two kids are plenty.


  • LZ's bag


    What's in it: Bubbles, fever patch, eye drops, USB drive, bow, iPod.

    Our take:

    Fever Patch helps to
    Make sick kids better or just
    Bust out the bubbles.

  • GM's bag


    What's in it: 2 multi-use tools, a Greenies dog tooth brush, a moon rock calming stone, a guitar pick, a tiny pocket knife.

    Our take:

    Moms are MacGyver

    We can brush a dog's teeth well

    While playing guitar.

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