Mama’s 12 Days of Christmas

We all love a good Christmas carol. They’re fun, uplifting, and we only get to (reasonably) sing them once a year.

I can’t think of anything better than a Christmas carol.

Wait, yes I can…a Christmas carol for Moms:

“Mama’s 12 Days of Christmas”

 

On the first day of Christmas my children gave to me

a minute alone to go pee

a minute alone to go pee!

On the second day of Christmas my children gave to me

mommy needs coffee

2 cups of coffee,

and a minute alone to go pee!

On the third day of Christmas my children gave to me

a big g;ass of wine

A nice, big glass of wine,

2  cups of coffee,

and a minute alone to go pee!

On the fourth day of Christmas my children gave to me

clean bedrooms

4 clean bedrooms,

A nice, big glass of wine,

2 cups of coffee,

and a minute alone to go pee!

On the fifth day of Christmas my children gave to me

a-peace

5 MINUTES OF PEACE!!!!

4 clean bedrooms,

A nice, big glass of wine,

2 cups of coffee,

and a minute alone to go pee!

On the sixth day of Christmas my children gave to me

no dirty laundry

No dirty laundry,

5 minutes of peace!!!!!!!!!

4 clean bedrooms,

A nice, big glass of wine,

2 cups of coffee,

and a minute alone to go pee!

On the seventh day of Christmas my children gave to me

netflix and chill

7 whole Netflix shows,

No dirty laundry,

5 MINUTES OF PEACE!!!!!!

4 clean bedrooms,

A nice, big glass of wine,

2 cups of coffee,

and a minute alone to go pee!

On the eighth day of Christmas my children gave to me

8 hours of sleep

8 hours of sleep,

7 whole Netflix shows,

No dirty laundry,

5 MINUTES OF PEACE!!!!!

4 clean bedrooms,

A nice, big glass of wine,

2 cups of coffee,

and a minute alone to go pee!

On the ninth day of Christmas my children gave to me

a whole shower

An uninterrupted shower,

8 hours of sleep,

7 whole Netflix shows,

No dirty laundry,

5 MINUTES OF PEACE!!!!

4 clean bedrooms,

A nice, big glass of wine,

2 cups of coffee,

and a minutes alone to go pee!

On the tenth day of Christmas my children gave to me

hot food for mom

10 bites of hot food,

An uninterrupted shower,

8 hours of sleep,

7 whole Netflix shows,

No dirty laundry

5 MINUTES OF PEACE!!!!

4 clean bedrooms,

A nice, big glass of wine,

2 cups of coffee,

and a minute alone to go pee!

On the eleventh day of Christmas my children gave to me

happily eating dinner

A dinner with no whining,

10 bites of hot food,

An uninterrupted shower,

8 hours of sleep,

7 whole Netflix shows,

No dirty laundry,

5 MINUTES OF PEACE!!!!!

4 clean bedrooms,

A nice, big glass of wine,

2 cups of coffee,

and a minute alone to go pee!

On the twelfth day of Christmas my children gave to me

No sibling rivalry

Photo credit: Caroline Ross Photography

12 hours of no fighting

A dinner with no whining,

10 bites of hot food,

An uninterrupted shower,

8 hours of sleep,

7 whole Netflix shows,

No dirty laundry,

5 MINUTES OF PEACE!!!!

4 clean bedrooms,

A nice, big glass of wine,

2 cups of coffee,

AND A MINUTE ALONE TO GO PEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!

 

This is my wish list…

What do you want from YOUR kiddos for Christmas this year??

 

 

26 Comments

  1. Beth

    This is absolutely adorable! It made me smile and made my day, too! Thanks! You do know that on that day after there was no laundry, though, there is going to be extra dirty clothes!

    1. Samantha Palmer (Post author)

      Dang it. Maybe I should be more specific in my wishes;)

  2. Roberta Perrone

    Love It!!!

    1. Samantha Palmer (Post author)

      Thank you!

  3. Amanda

    This is so cute! Love this.

    1. Samantha Palmer (Post author)

      Thank you!

  4. Stefani @ Crafty Christian

    Haha, if only this were true! 😉 It’d be such a magical 12 days!

    1. Samantha Palmer (Post author)

      Agreed!

  5. briittany

    THIS WOULD BE A DREAM COME TRUE! LOL I’m going to pitch this to my kids this afternoon and see how it goes …

    1. Samantha Palmer (Post author)

      Ooh let me know. My 9 year old is game…the rest not so much.

  6. Stacy- Taylor411

    Haha!! Love this, I think every mother can relate.

    1. Samantha Palmer (Post author)

      Haha I’m glad! Merry Christmas:)

  7. Georgiana

    LOL, love it!! Especially love you with the glass of wine 😀 You really nailed down all the things we want.

    1. Samantha Palmer (Post author)

      Haha I’m glad you enjoyed it! Merry Christmas:)

  8. Mary Barham

    hahah yes! The number of coffee cups I have def goes up each day

    1. Samantha Palmer (Post author)

      Me too! I’ve been swapping in some decaf for placebo affect and less coffee jitters:)

  9. Megan

    aww this came out so cute! love it!

    1. Samantha Palmer (Post author)

      Thank you!

  10. Breyona Sharpnack

    This was so cute. I love the coffee and the wine! lol mommy must haves

    1. Samantha Palmer (Post author)

      Absolutely! Merry Christmas:)

  11. Kimberly Henricks-Friedhoff

    Oh my goodness … this is hilarious! Totally sharing with all my mom friends! Happy Holidays!

    1. Samantha Palmer (Post author)

      I appreciate it:) Happy holidays to you!

  12. Angie

    This is great! Maybe we have a new song to sing instead of the classic! Thanks for the morning laugh!

    1. Samantha Palmer (Post author)

      Sing it loudly! Spread the joy…and the hints;)

  13. Shann Eva

    Love this! If my children would give me just ONE of these, I would be super happy. Especially the no whining at dinner!

    1. Samantha Palmer (Post author)

      I hear ya! The uninterrupted shower is my dream:)

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