Traci is a Pinterest Mom. She pins delicious recipes and then actually makes them. She grows vegetables in a square foot garden and her children eat them. She has a Christmas village made solely out of gingerbread. We all know Pinterest Moms don't we? I know several. Thing 2's Kindergarten teacher happens to be a Pinterest Mom. When you walk into her classroom you immediately want to be 5 again just so she can be your Kindergarten teacher. (Consequently, I think a prerequisite for being a Kindergarten teacher should be that you are a Pinterest Mom. Can you imagine a non-Pinterest mom teaching Kindergarten? "Please have your parents collect empty toilet paper rolls so we have enough to do a project that will never happen.")
Pinterest Moms are the ones whose children have piggy banks made from empty 2 liter soda bottles. Pinterest Moms make adorable bracelets from shoe laces and braided headbands from t-shirts. Pinterest Moms have entire closets devoted to mod podge. Burlap, wood pallets, and hot glue are to the Pinterest Mom what a matchbox, a bobby pin and duct tape are to Macgyver. Pinterest Moms use the word "upcycle."
Non-Pinterest Moms support their schools by collecting Box Tops (10 cents at a time, baby). Non-Pinterest Moms save shoe laces to make bracelets but then they lose them in their disorganized closet. Non-Pinterest Moms have Pinterest boards devoted to hot actors who could play Christian Grey. Non-Pinterest Moms use the word "Digiorno."
Know what else Pinterest Moms do? They don't ever wish to be a Non-Pinterest Mom. Know why? Because Pinterest Moms rock it. Who doesn't want to be a Pinterest Mom? Its totally unfair I tell you. Non-Pinterest Moms never say things like, "I stayed up too late playing Mario Kart." Non-Pinterest Moms...yep, that's totally why they are tired in the mornings. That or they stayed up pinning things they will never make. Non-Pinterest Moms love Pinterest too--its a source of hope. Its a shining beacon on a far away beach keeping the dream alive that they too will someday have an entire backyard lit by hanging mason jar lights.
Here's what I love about Non-Pinterest Moms: every now and then they put the Wii remote down and knock out a Pinterest project/meal. And man when they do, look out Facebook because you're gonna see some pictures of that baby.
*Freaking Pinterest Moms...
who puts adorable bows on their
homemade bird feeders?