10 Tweets About Being a Working Mom
Having a baby is already an incredibly hard job. It’s one you don’t really get to take breaks from or put the rest of your responsibilities aside for, and that includes spending time at the office. If you’re a working mom who’s expecting, you know just how hard it can be to be pregnant and still have to perform your duties at your day job.
Twitter seems to be where expecting parents of all types go to air their grievances, share funny stories, and generally discuss what it’s like to be pregnant and still working. Get some inspo or laughs from the mamas below.
1. The Perfect Getaway
When you use pumping as an excuse to get away from an annoying coworker 👍🏻😂👊🏻 #ByeFelicia #pumpingatwork #breastfeeding— Amanda Mellott (@mandapanda0786) October 19, 2015
2. Autocorrect, Correct
My iPhone registers my social media editor role more than my mom persona. Autocorrect keeps changing "teething" to "tweeting."— Jessica Wozinsky Fleming (@JessicaKFleming) March 24, 2015
3. Back-to-Back Power Mom
#workingmother is getting off a 14-hour flight at 3pm, running to catch the earlier express train, changing to the local train, a taxi, dumping suitcase and backpack at the front door, then running to daycare to pick your son up at 5pm.— Motoko Kakubayashi (@motokokaku) February 20, 2019
4. Thanks, But No Thanks
Being pregnant is the best way to get unwanted advice on literally anything.— Swishergirl (@Swishergirl24) January 26, 2016
5. Just a Little Distracted
Ever been in a meeting in work and all you can think about is that your boobs are on fire and about to explode! #pumpingatwork #workingmum— Breast Friends UK (@breastfriendsuk) March 16, 2015
6. The Best Assistant
My assistant is cuter than your assistant!#workingmom pic.twitter.com/fmPmmNZqlP— Tiffany Smith ✏️ (@tiffanyiswrite) January 10, 2020
7. Dare Devil
If you ever want to overcome your fear of dying, you should just steal a parking spot from a pregnant woman.— full metal mommy (@FullMetalMommy) October 27, 2014
8. Just a Quick Nap
I am so tired I can fall asleep on the toilet right now.— Ming-Na Wen (@MingNa) December 11, 2019
RT if you’ve been there. #workingmom
9. Things Kids Say
Just about finishes with midnight shift 7 of 7. I just got a phone call from my 5 yo:— Elizabeth Leitman (@WxLiz) November 14, 2019
5: Where are you, mom?!
Me: I'm at work.
5: Tell your boss it's stupid you have to work.
Me: Sure, I'll let him know you said so...
Kid cracks me up! #ThingsKidsSay #WorkingMom #MomsInSTEM
10. The Little Things
Probably the best thank you card I’ve ever gotten for any job I’ve ever had #WorkingMom #Survival #ThankfulThursday pic.twitter.com/323GMxkv3X— Cate M. R. (@cate_297) December 5, 2019
We hope you felt seen by these ten very real tweets from working moms everywhere capturing the everyday chaos and joy of being a mother and working professional.