16 Tweets For Moms Who Couldn't Care Less About Pinterest

Diply 3 Jul 2018

There are moms who make costumes for their kids, 'style' their nurseries, and actually bake for the school sale. These iron-willed women are the Pinterest Moms, moms with a single focus — to create, photograph, and pin their amazingly wholesome and creative lives.

Then there's every other mother.

There is a certain group of moms who go, ahem, above and beyond the call of duty.

Twitter | @adult_mom

They are called Pinterest Moms and they always put in enough super parenting effort to really tick the rest off.

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Of course, the Pinterest Mom excels in many areas of parenting.

Twitter | @emilys129

You know that hand print kit that ended up staining the table and nearly poisoning the kids? They turn them into keepsakes.

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The lunch boxes they pack are nutritionally balanced and fun and interesting so kids actually enjoy eating.

Twitter | @MomLife911

White bread and prepackaged snacks are a definite no-no. Just forget about anything delicious, ever, actually.

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Of course, then there's the rest of us moms.

Twitter | @genevievedoull

The ones who look at the Pinterest Moms and head straight for the wine...whatever wine is available, too (not that fancy-nancy stuff).

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These moms are highly skeptical.

Twitter | @ixina

They reckon the pictures posted by these Pinterest Moms may not actually portray their real lives. Nobody has a perfect, aesthetically delightful life all the time.

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In fact, they think not being a Pinterest Mom is something to be celebrated...and I'm so onboard with this.

Twitter | @MsBehavior

So what if it's a store-bought cake? Your kid will still love it.

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There is totally nothing wrong with throwing some cash at a problem.

Twitter | @AngelaDahlgren

Like when your child needs a Halloween costume and you need a night of not having to make one.

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There is something really annoying about the Pinterest Moms' super cheeriness.

Twitter | @Galaxicanicus

Sugar coating life tends to make those around you feel more ill than eating all your Halloween candy in one sitting.

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When really, sometimes just getting through the day is a massive achievement...

Twitter | @ChrissySmithhh

...along with getting to have a shower, as anyone with babies or toddlers will tell you.

You can't make your soap and use it too — that's just not fair!

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And besides, who has time to up-cycle or DIY or craft or whatever anyway?

Twitter | @Sammi101707

Pallets are already great at something: being pallets. They don't need to be converted to planters or bookshelves, okay?

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And of course there is the argument that great parenting is about spending time creating memories with your children...

Twitter | @tasnim619

...NOT creating fluffy toilet roll holders (not matter how cute they may be).

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And what's the point in leading a perfect, wholesome life if you have to eat oats that soaked overnight? 

Twitter | @i_amstephens

I mean, let's just face it, you really want bacon and hash browns, right? DO IT.

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But like it or not, we have to share social media with the Pinterest Moms.

Twitter | @freeDone01

The key to successful co-existance is to not let them get under your skin — or into your comments.

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And whatever you do, never, ever, ever fall into the trap of comparing your life to theirs. It doesn't do anyone any good. 

Twitter | @kaylabirch_

You love your life and you know your kids love you.

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And really, who wants to be a Pinterest Mom? (Okay, fine...maybe some of us low-key wish... No. Not going there...)

Twitter | @hdellabella

Nothing good ever comes from being that good at baking, costume making, house cleaning...

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And if you do start to buy into the who Pinterest Mom phenomenon something truly terrifying might happen.

Twitter | @caroleagreanias

You could become one of them yourself. If you ever do cross over to the other side, please send some of those perfect snacks this way.

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