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What could a little boy possibly need chopped celery for, on a regular day at school? According to US beauty blogger Kara Newton, it doesn’t matter a darn thing, once he gets that celery.

In a hilarious but equally thought-provoking and relatable post shared with Love What Matters, Kara summed up what life is like when you are a devoted mum to your little babies.

“Chopped celery. That’s what I’m driving to my son’s school today. Why? Because I don’t look in his folder. I missed that he needed to bring chopped celery to school today, and I have no idea why he needs it, but he does. So I’m driving it to him, praying that he gets it on time,” she wrote.


Just like the rest of us, Kara will openly admit that she misses things – there’s just too much to do in one day NOT to.

So, we can all hold our hands up in solidarity as she admits to sending the kids out with dirty socks every now and again, or eating fast food for dinner once in a while, or sneaking some sweets into the school lunches.

While we may not be ‘perfect’ parents, we adore our children and we try our very best with them – and that’s the most important thing, at the end of the day, right?


“I work dang hard for them. And I’m banking on the fact that, 20 years from now, they won’t remember that their mum forgot the chopped celery. I am praying they remember how hard I fought for them every day to have a good life,” she added.

It goes without saying that parents on the Love What Matters page are LOVING Kara’s post – and we are, too.

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