18 Quotes About Motherhood That Straight Up Tell It Like It Is

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Here's the funny thing about Mother's Day: The stores are chock-full of cards full of mushy, gushy sayings about what it means to be a mom. Some of them are true, certainly. Being a mom takes a whole lot of love. But you know what else makes it worth being a mom? All the laughs!

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Motherhood is often pretty darn hilarious! And when it isn't, we could all use a bit of humor to get us through. So what better way to celebrate moms than with some funny -- or at least very real -- quotes about motherhood?

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Have a laugh on us, Mom! 

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