As so many of us on Facebook are wont to do right after our birthdays, Chicago working mom Emily Shields posted a thank-you for all the kind wishes she received on the social media platform. Along with it, though, she included a list of cares she has as a newly minted 34-year-old, and it's cracking up those lucky enough to have seen it. The random musings probably won't feel so random to you if you're also an Xennial working mom.
Part hypothetical Google searches, part hyper-specific article headlines, in the vein of the kind of women's content that makes eyes roll over here, all of her thoughts are scary familiar.
It's hard to pick a favorite, so it's a three-way tie for me between:
and 32. How Many Days In A Row Can I Take An Advil Before It’s Just Part Of My Life
The mother of one little girl is a content strategist at Facebook and, according to her LinkedIn profile, has a copywriting background, in case that wasn't apparent from her brilliantly worded examples. Since going up on Dec. 21, it's been shared 163 times, but we suspect it's going to pick up now.
— Meredith Bodgas
This piece originally appeared on Working Mother.
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