New Motherhood: These Animals Get It

Whenever you feel like you’ve been nursing all day and all night and can barely take it anymore, just think:  AT LEAST I DON’T HAVE FOUR.

Welcome to your new normal, mama.

My kids are 5 and 7, and I STILL have this look.

Clearly, somebody needs to invent the hedgehog epidural.

That’s right, kitty!  Do it if you can.

And she won’t hesitate to give the smack-down to anyone who wakes him up.


Candy Kirby

Candy is the founder of The Mom Beat and a humor columnist whose work as appeared in Redbook, Nickelodeon's NickMom, Disney's BabyZone, HelloGiggles and eHow. She also used to be a staff writer for the soap opera, The Bold and the Beautiful, where she penned many scripts featuring prolonged heated stares and countless “Who’s the Daddy?” story lines. Candy lives in Los Angeles with her husband, two young kids and three rescue Persian cats, the latter of whom are the real brains behind this operation.