05/06/2016 10:58 EDT

Mother's Day Fails We Can All Relate To

"Mama, I made you a flower. It's huge like you."


Ah, Mother's Day. That blissful Sunday in May when you get to sleep in until noon, devour a gourmet breakfast and get to do absolutely everything you want until sunset. YEAH, RIGHT!

As moms, we know Mother's Day never goes the way the commercials tell us it's supposed to. To help keep our expectations in check, we found these awesome, and oh, so relatable, Mothers' Day fails.

1. It's not always picture perfect

2. There will be tantrums

3. The kids have no filter, even on Mother's Day

"Mama I made you a flower. It's huge like you" - jake. Sigh. #mothersdayfail #heshouldwritegreetingcards

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4. It's the thought that counts


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More like top 2 reasons... Nice try Jordan #LOL #MothersDayFail

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5. Happy Valentine's Day!

#mothersdayfail 😝 my boys crack me up #mothersday2015

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6. "Sleeping in" is more of an abstract thought than reality

7. Laundry still needs to be done

8. Someone will puke

9. Spills happen

10. Not everyone can write a Hallmark card

If this does't say "I Love You" on Mother's Day I don't know what does! #mothersdayfail

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11. Breakfast in bed might not be edible

This is why we need mothers. #mothersdayfail

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12. But all that is forgotten when...

#earlyprezzy #mothersdaylove #itsmothersdayeveryday #kindheart #browniesmakingbrownies #luckymummy

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#firstmothersday #happiness #mylove #littleone #bestmothersdayever

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