Sob! This Video Tells Working Moms Exactly What We Need to Hear

Working mom viral video will make you cry something ugly

Being a mom can certainly have its ups and downs -- and it doesn't exactly come with a manual. There will be days when you feel super awesome, and times when you feel like you've failed. This viral video of Japanese working mothers hearing their children's praise will move you to tears, and serve as a reminder that your best can be good enough.


"I work to raise my child. But not able to have time with my child because of work."

As you'll see in the video, these working mothers experience tons of guilt, and often question whether or not they're doing a good job. Luckily, each of these working mothers was able to hear firsthand what their kids had to say.

Spoiler alert: You'll be in all the feels.

"I love my mom."


Yup, that right there got me.

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I think it's extremely important for mothers everywhere to watch this video. Each and every one of us needs a reminder that we are doing a good job.

Sometimes, it can be so hard to stop the self-criticism. But the truth of the matter is nothing will never be perfect -- no matter how hard you try. So long as you're doing everything in your power to provide for your child, you, dear Mom, are doing okay.

... More than okay.

We might not be able to spend every waking moment with our children, but if we can create an atmosphere of love and encouragement, our presence, even in our absence at times, can truly last a lifetime.



Image via VAN HOUTEN COCOA /YouTube

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