There are a few telltale signs that someone is a parent. You may not see them at first glance, but when you get a little closer or, ah, step inside their home, there may as well be an alarm that screams, "THIS PERSON IS A MOM OR DAD!!!"
Sometimes when I look around my house -- or my purse, or my car -- I think, "Man, how did it get like this? I used to be neatest person alive -- hey, what's a Popsicle doing in between my couch cushions?!" If you're slightly OCD (hi), it can be a bit maddening, but it really is quite funny.
I asked some of my favorite moms if they had photographic proof of their momdom, and boy did they deliver. Here are 12 ways you know you're a mom ...
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What's the craziest thing you've ever found in your house/car/purse?
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