Chances are, if you’re a Mom, you’ve heard the terms pregnancy brain or mommy brain. I know these aren’t technical or medical terms, but they really should be. I consider myself a relatively intelligent adult, but ever since I had kids, something has happened to my brain.

I never really thought much about it until I started scrolling through the things I have posted on social media over the past few months. I found it quite alarming that, while I am probably a somewhat intelligent person, it is not always evidenced in the things I say and do, which I then put on the interwebs, broadcasting them to whomever will (hopefully) be able to relate.

Yes, it’s pretty clear that I  have Mommy Brain!

Every morning, I wake up and the same thing happens:

This explains it in more detail:

mommy brain

Because once you become a Mom:

But, unfortunately:

After I barely drink my coffee, my day begins. In between doing grown-up things like paying bills, making sure my family has clean clothes to wear, and preparing meals, I do things like this:

Or this:

It’s pretty much those two things all day, over and over until dinner rolls around. Then this usually happens:

When I clean up after dinner, I think I’m done, then turn around to find this on the stove:

mommy brain
By the end of the night, I say things like this:


Then I get the kids to bed, breathe a sigh of relief, and usually realize:

But at least my Mommy Brain provides a nice work-out regimen for me:


So sometimes I’m a little slow on the uptake. In fact:

But the joke’s on them, because it provides me with a lot of funny things to write about. I think I might even try taking popular songs and cleverly change their lyrics to weave the humorous tale that is Motherhood.


On second thought, maybe not.

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