Wednesday, February 20, 2013

I'm That Kind of Mum


Kids, I surrender. You win.



Ain't got no swanky office
Work's piled under marketing lists

Cos I'm a mum
A work-at-home mum


Baby's crying from a fall
At the start of a conference call

Cos I'm a mum
Professional mum


Gave up insensible shoes
To squat and kiss boo-boos
Cos I'm a mum
A practical mum 


My pay is kinda crappy
My mood, it's kinda snappy

Cos I'm a mum
An "I need to sleep" mum


Gave up a thousand or four
To do the things that matter more
Cos I'm a mum
A bye-bye-career mum

Economic contribution?
Let's talk after dinner preparation
I'm a mum

No-domestic-help mum

My body's oh so weary
Why do kids get up so early
I'm a mum
An I-want-to-sleep-in mum

Got no time to match clothes to shoes
Just grab whatever's clean and loose
Cos I'm a mum
An I-miss-looking-good mum

Sure I'd love to dress up
But my kids lost all my make up
Cos I'm a mum
No-more-cosmetics mum 

May have no real boss at my back
But the kids cut me no slack
Cos I'm a mum
Frequently bullied mum


No time to brush my hair
The school bus is already there
Cos I'm a mum
Perpetually late mum

When the kids are off at school
I ain't lounging by no pool

Cos I'm a mum
A "no time for me" mum


Phonics, craft, science and numbers
But really, I'm no teacher
Just a mum
Home learning mum

Fell asleep accidentally
At 8pm with the baby
Cos I'm a mum
A tired mum

Co-sleeping indefinitely
Nursing on demand, that's me
Cos I'm a mum
A milk-buffet mum

Picking toys at late o'clock
Feet finding pegs and Lego blocks
Cos I'm a mum
A try-to-be-neat mum

Bring the kids to the PD
Oh shucks, I've forgotten money
Cos I'm a mum
Absent-minded mum

Every day is filled with laundry
And "Mama just one more story"
Cos I'm a mum
A do-it-all mum

Late to meet our friends for dinner
The baby's still just in her diaper
Cos I'm a mum
A frazzled mum

Spare the rod and spoil the child?
I only hope they don't grow wild
Cos I'm a mum
Non-violent mum

Don't need no thermometer
To know they've got a fever
Cos I'm a mum
Experienced mum

People laugh at me when I say
It's tough to entertain kids all day
But I'm a mum
A hands-on mum

Excuse me if I'm not jolly
Just kicked over a full potty
Yes I'm a mum
A "sh*t happens" mum

Head's hot and nose is runny
Sick leave? Oh you're so funny!
I'm a mum
24/7 mum


No I don't think I'm wasting my time
I'll care for my kids, they're mine
I'm a mum
My kids' mum






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34 comments:

  1. I absolutely love this, Adora! Do u already have a tune to this or is it gonna just be a rap? Haha! I'm gonna sing it to my own tune!

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    1. Haha it goes to the tune of "I was climbing up the mountain when it came out like a fountain, diahorrea, diahorrea"

      Unfortunately I learnt such a song in my youth, yes

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  2. Yes can so foresee it turning into a song or rap like the Fiat's motherhood rap. Hey and you forgot, you're a pretty cool mom too :)

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  3. I heart your kids!!! They are so Adorable!!!

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    1. One thing's for sure, they're game for funny pics!

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  4. Love this! says it all Adora! Says it ALL!

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  5. Super awesome! You are great at rhyming! Love the milk-buffet mum, can totally relate!! Hee. Thanks for making me smile!

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  6. Love love love this Adora! And Poppy's expression just nails it!

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  7. So funny and yes, I can identify with so much of what you said.

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    1. I can imagine! You trying to craft, the boys climbing all over...

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  8. U definitely have a talent in rap/songwriting, another alternative project that u can do working at home? Love the picture...so apt!

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    1. I should change my wardrobe and buy caps so I can wear then sideways, and lots of dollar sign bling? Gangsta mum!

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  9. ohhh... so you are *THAT* kind of mum.....
    The best kind! :)

    (Poppy's propping up Calla's head in 2nd pic. Hilarious!)

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  10. It ain't much better
    Over here in my corner
    Cuz I'm a dad
    An "it's-your-turn" dad

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  11. This post just goes to show how awesome of a Mum you are - and you can't put a price to that :)

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    1. No but I would never say no to money!

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  12. You're way too cool
    and way too sassy
    Poopy and Calla
    are so blessed to have your as their Mommy! :)

    Brilliant piece of rap, coming from a brillant mind.

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  13. amazing la.. u should work as a jingle composer or something

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  14. Love love love it...ha ha...all stay home moms can relate...

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  15. Love love love it...ha ha...all stay home moms can relate...

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  16. This makes me smile. :) Can totally relate to all of this! And your kids are so adorable in the pics!

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  17. Cute!!! Very creative post !

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  18. Very well written!! I love it! You should send this to get it published or something.

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  19. i love this! should compose a tune to it and start a jingle! i can imagine a music video for it now!

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  20. Adora, this is soo funny ! love it ! and I especially love the picture of you holding the white flag ! haha

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