17 Tired Moms Who Are So Happy The Kids Are Going Back To School

By Jeremy Sutheim

The new school year is upon us and if you're a mom, you may be breathing a sigh of relief. We're not judging you. It's nice to know that your precious angels are someone else's problem for the next seven hours.

1. They spend the whole summer complaining about being bored ...

Cheetah cubs with their mother.
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2. ... then the school year starts and you have to practically drag them out of bed.

3. At least they're excited to go shopping for school supplies.

4. When the big day arrives, this mom sets them up for success with a nice healthy breakfast.

Dog watches puppies eating from bowls.
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5. This mom lets the kids get their own gosh darn breakfast.

6. "Hurry up, we're going to be late. Sydney! Quit pecking your sister!"

Swan with cygnets.
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7. "Come on ... where the heck is the bus?"

Bulldog with puppies.
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9. "You are not too old to give your mother a goodbye kiss, young man."

Giraffe licking baby giraffe.
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10. "Be good. Listen to your teacher. I packed an extra cookie in your lunch in case you make a friend."

Bulldog kissing puppy.
credit: Cutest Paw

11.  Is 'empty pouch syndrome' a thing?

Kangaroo with joey in her pouch.
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12. The house ... it's so quiet ...

13. Hey, you can actually take a shower in peace!

Capybara under waterspout.
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14. These ladies can't remember the last time they got to hang out without the kids.

Poodles sitting at bar.
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15. "I am so hecking zen right now."

Dog stretching on yoga mat.
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16. Hey, guess what's on TV. Not cartoons, that's for sure.

Cat with TV remote.
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17. The kids take it for granted, but you know what? Naps are the best.

Red panda sleeping on branch.
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