Mom Who Can't Contain Her Back-to-School Delight Is All of Us

Mom estatic for back-to-school season

As awesome as it is to have children, play personal chef, find items that "magically disappeared," be a chauffeur, and do anything and everything else that comes with the mom territory, it's good to have a mini break. That's what makes Keshia Leeann Gardner's photo so hilarious. After all, who can blame a mom jumping for joy because it's back-to-school season?


Mama to five kiddos (God bless you richly, woman), Keshia, like many moms, wanted to round up her brood for the infamous first-day-of-school photo.

And rather than capture yet another pic that screams, "Why are we doing this?" -- the joke was on Gardner's kiddos, seeing as Mom got the last laugh.

"Happy 1st day of school kids. I'm gonna miss y'all."


Amen, sister.

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Listen, I love my tots (I have 2- and 1-year-old boys). I love their smiles, the faces they make when they poot poot, and the joy they bring to my life. That, however, does not mean I don't love times when I can regroup and woosah.

Plus, shouldn't we all be celebrating the pursuit of academic excellence? (Three cheers for book reports, science projects, and Einstein-like equations!)

Every mom deserves to recharge her battery, and taking a little delight in things like children heading back to school does not mean you stopped loving your kids. There's nothing wrong wanting a little peace, quiet, and, possibly, a yummy beverage of your choice.

(Alcohol is optional, but should really be required.)

Keshia, I don't know what you like to do on your downtime but hope you enjoy it.

Man, I can't wait for my kids to start learning outside the house.

Yay for school!



Image via Keshia Leeann Gardner/Facebook 

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