What Mums Think When Their Kids Finally Go To Sleep

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By Phoebe Ackland, ellaslist

So the kids have been bathed, dressed, read to, tucked in, taken to the toilet, told a story, tucked in again, given a drink of water, sung to and finally….they go to sleep. Whew!

So what’s first on your mind when you realise your kids have offically gone to sleep for the night?

We’re cracking up at Buzzfeed and Mommyish┬álists of nightly thoughts when you’re successful in FINALLY getting your child to sleep.

Images from Tyler Naugle/Buzzfeed

1.

Wait, what?

2.


Something is terribly wrong.

3.


I’m FREE!

4.


This is amazing!

5.


What do I even do now?

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6.


I’m bored.

7.


They look pretty cute when they sleep.

8.


But for the love of God, don’t wake up again.

9.


What should I do now?

10.


The house is a mess.

11.


I could clean it right now, uninterrupted.

12.


Not now.

13.


What time do I have to wake up tomorrow?

14.


What should I wear tomorrow?

15.


Which wine do I want?

16.


It’s a red night.

17.


I forgot how comfy this couch is.

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18.


What’s on TV right now?

19.


Aww, that baby’s cute.

20.


Maybe I should go check on mine…

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To read the full list, check out Buzzfeed and Mommyish.

 

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