My mother is visiting this week. Last night, after putting my son to bed, I lowered my pregnant self onto the sofa and revved up the DVR. Mom said she didn't care what we watched. So I clicked on the newest episode of AMC's "The Walking Dead." As the credits rolled, she stared at me in horror. "This is your favorite show? Isn't it about, like, zombies? How could you possibly relate to or enjoy a show about zombies?"
Oh, mom. It's so clear... motherhood and The Walking Dead are eerily similar.
- Once they become "Walkers," you can never take your eyes off of them. Only destruction and injury will result.
- You're often starving, not knowing when your next meal will come from, but you are distracted by life or death situations that need to be dealt with. Eventually, you'll grab something to eat while on the run.
- Ravenous beings are constantly pawing at you, and attempting to sink their mouths into your flesh.
(@2015 Jennifer Weedon Palazzo, as first published on Scary Mommy)
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