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This Mom's Reaction to Husband Mowing the Lawn Instead of Helping With Kids is Too Real

The grass can wait!

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After parenting alone for hours, seeing your partner walk through the door at the end of the day is a special kind of relief. And then, finding out that they have plans other than taking over the parenting duties for you? Yeah, that's the opposite of relief — and why is it always that they have to suddenly attend to some random task that could definitely be done at a later date?

If this sounds familiar to you, you're going to love this TikTok, created by a mom who's been through the same thing. We've all thought we were about to get a break from parenting, only to have the rug pulled out from under us! Stay at home moms, this one is especially for you.


The mom in the video is feeling "happy that my husband is home so he can help me with the kids and I can get a break," until he announces that he needs to mow the lawn as soon as he walks through the door. The ultimate bummer! 

"Like glad you’re doing the lawn but can’t it wait for nap time?" she joked in one of the comments. 

We feel the same way. Nap time is the time to get that kind of stuff done... after a particularly chaotic day, parenting can be an all hands on deck type of situation. Help a mama out!

Dads out there, listen up: The lawn can wait. Go help Mom so she can listen to herself think for the first time all day!