Pink’s NSFW conversation with mum friend is a reminder that kids are torture

Pink and baby Jameson

Pink uploaded a super-spicy text message thread to Instagram yesterday, and while you might find her buddy’s choice of words a little bracing, you’ll possibly understand the exhausted and confused feels behind them.

Pink's Instagram screenshot

(Pink’s messages are the blue ones)

(Mum) squad goals

Let’s begin by saying that, for many of us, fellow mum friends/sisters are the very lifeblood of surviving parenting.

Pink’s update is a nod to these supportive and hugely important relationships –  and while the sassy language may be a little too candid for many, the feelings behind it are probably familiar to all of us.

Pink: Why do babies cry so much? I feel like he’s f*cking with me, at this point.
Friend: Babies are c**ts.

Pink’s fans certainly identified and sympathised with the (obviously in jest, but tiny bit serious) post.

“Thank heavens for friends for, without them, we’d all be in straight jackets or jail,” one Pink follower posted and she sums up the lifeline women often provide to one another when things are veering toward pear-shaped.

Other women confirmed the importance of the mum squad – and were relieved to see some honest chatter about how hard it is having babies.

“Shared this with my friend whose baby is 6 weeks old… So true!!! Never saw her so exhausted!! Thanks for letting me give her a laugh,” one excellent friend wrote.

“I love the honesty!” another fan agreed. “They drive you insane… It’s a good thing for them they’re so cute!”

For what it’s worth, we think that’s exactly why babies are carefully designed for optimal cuteness – because otherwise we might not put up with quite so much of their nonsense!

Oh hey old man 😍 #swoon

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“My little jerk”

Lots of Pink-following parents admitted they too have extra-special names for their kiddos, applied only when they’re jumping through the most challenging of hoops. Granted their not quite as fruity as Pink’s friend’s chosen descriptor, but they’re good to note, especially if you’re feeling totally at the end of your tether and very alone.

“My friend and I refer to our girls as sassholes when they have attitudes,” one mum wrote.

“Babies/children are emotional terrorists,” a follower suggested.

“Kids can be little jerks sometimes,” another said. Others agreed this was accurate: “I love my little jerk face so much.”

Some thought it was all part of an extra-evil master plan.

“I always say my toddler is trying to break me. He’s whispering behind corners, ‘I’m so going to get this b*tch!'”

And while a few people were cross about the (admittedly harsh) language used, most cut straight to the message behind the spice and agreed with it whole-heartedly.

Chicago. All of you there tonight. You make us happy

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Have you ever been tempted to mutter something swear-y about your precious kiddo, at particularly trying times? YOU ARE NOT ALONE!

Do you have mum friends who share the load when your child’s being a complete monster?!

 

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