Here's A Perfect Answer To The Question, 'Can't A Mom Pee In Peace?'

by Maria Guido
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Carrie Underwood posts an Instagram photo all moms can relate to

Before you became a mom, you may have wondered what all the fuss about peeing alone was about. Can it really be that bad? Why don’t they just lock the door? What is the deal with moms and peeing alone?

Moms never pee alone. It’s just one of those facts of life, second only to “moms never eat hot food” and “moms reheat the same cup of coffee 12 times in one day.” There are certain things that just change for good once you become a mom. Your bathroom experience is one of them.

Carrie Underwood has a one-year-old son and she knows the struggle is real. She posted this Instagram photo this week, with the caption “Can’t a mom just go to the bathroom in peace?”

Short answer? No. Long answer? Hell no. Throw a pet into the mix and your chances of ever having some peace in the bathroom fly out the window.

My two-year-old walked into the bathroom this morning, heard me peeing and said, “Good girl, mommy!” My son loves to waltz in and regularly ask “What are you making?” It may sound sweet — but no one needs this much encouragement in the bathroom. Not even potty training toddlers.

So no, Carrie — a mom cannot go to the bathroom in peace. It’s one of the most annoying things about motherhood. We all just silently accept our fate and dream of the day when our children will be grossed out at the site of their mom on the toilet, like nature intended.

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