07/02/2013 05:25 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

12 Simple Pleasures As a Mom That Make Me Feel Like a Rock Star and Deserving of a High-Five

Mackenzie Lawrence

As I sat down yesterday at 9 in the morning after having finished up some laundry, unloading and loading the dishwasher and cleaning all three of the litter boxes (did it sink in that this was all before 9 in the morning?!), I was feeling pretty good about myself. Very accomplished. And then I got to thinking about all of the other simple pleasures that make me feel like a rock star now that I'm a mom. I came up with 12. Because 10 is just so common these days.


This post was originally published on Mackenzie's blog Raising Wild Things. You can also find Mackenzie on Facebook and Twitter.