23 Photos Of Tired Animal Moms To Share With Your Mother

By Jeremy Sutheim

Motherhood is beautiful, and it's an incredibly rewarding experience, but once upon a time there was this thing called "peace and quiet," which was also beautiful and rewarding. Remember? No? Neither do these animal moms.

1. Kids are great.

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2. No, really, kids are the best.

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3. "I don't care if it's still light out. It's time for bed!"

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4. She's very proud of her babies and very grateful for Plexiglas barriers.

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5. Remember, there's nothing wrong with taking a little break every now and then.

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6. A headlock is an excellent way to ensure your baby stays put.

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7. This technique doesn't have an official name, but it's also very effective.

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8. Babysitters: They exist for a reason.

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9. It looks this mom is sitting upright, but she's actually just leaning on a pile of puppies.

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10. "I know, they're adorable. Want one?"

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11. "Mom. Mom. Hey, mom. Mom! Mom. Mommmm."

12. TFW the kids are finally asleep, but you're too wired to settle down.

13. "I don't think there are 101, but I lost count at nine, so who knows?"

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14. "Mama's just gonna close her eyes for a second, sweetie..."

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15. You know you're tired when rocks seem like an acceptable bed.

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16. "Yes, they're all asleep, and if you wake them up, it will be the last thing you do."

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17. They'll tire themselves out eventually, right?

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18. Not a creature was stirring, not even a rat.

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19. "O dear Dog, what have I done?"

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20. Telling the kids to go play outside doesn't really help when you live outside.

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21. Yikes.

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22. "If I've told you once, I've told you a million times: No swimming right after lunch!"

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23. But gosh, they're so cute when they're sleeping, aren't they?

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