sleeping boyBefore I had children I rarely cried. Oh sure, there were weeping sessions here and there over boyfriends or other big life events, but day-to-day my eyes stayed pretty dry for the most part.

Since becoming a mom, however, the tears just won't stop. They hit me at the most obscure and unexpected times. Sometimes they spring from happiness, sometimes out of frustration, and sometimes I find myself blubbering and bawling, and I have no idea why. No one ever warned me about this littler perk of parenthood. Here are 10 of the approximately 10 billion things that make moms cry.

What things about motherhood make you cry?


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