Ode To Technology

With today’s expectations, moms are getting the message that we are suppose to do it all with a smile on our face while keeping our kids actively engaged in Pinterest worthy learning activities. Bahahahahaha…The reality is most of us mommas are all hanging on by our wits end and behind closed doors are shoving some form of technology in front of our kids just so we can manage to get something done on our ongoing to-do lists. So if it makes you feel any better, I am not only openly admitting to parenting with technology but I am also confessing my love for all the cell phones, iPads and TVs with an Ode To Technology…


Oh technology, what can I say to thee?

Without you, I have no idea what would transpire.

From my iphone to computer to smart tv,

Thanks to you, I can be the mom my family requires.


Technology who art so relaxing

When you are on there is not a sound.

You make it so my kids aren’t so taxing.

What would I do without you around?


You mesmerize them with your power

And give me the break that I need.

Just so I can make dinner in an hour

Or simply pee without having to breastfeed.


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When there are piles of laundry, dishes and things to clean

You are what I turn to so I can avoid the mess

I sit on my throne by the tv pretending to be a queen

And for the moment, it all seems to matter less.


Playdates, school activities and doctor appointments abound;

I am suffering from mom brain and I find it hard to cope

Then the lists, emails and phone calls that constantly hound;

Without my iphone, there wouldn’t be an ounce of hope.


I am in need of more adult conversations

So I look to Netflix, Hulu and Amazon to be my sitter.

I don’t care if people make their insinuations;

I needed that 20 mins on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.


At night, we share tears and laughter.

Plus, you respond to my every touch.

And I often get a special package days after.

Although, I don’t think my husband likes that so much.


Do not listen to the naysayers that condemn you.

They know not what they say.

For they will realize that the hate they spew

Will come and bite them in the ass one day.


Oh technology, be with me forever.

I will admit that too much of anything just won’t do.

But you are often the thing that holds my sanity together

And for that, I will never bid you adieu.

A little parenting humor for real life moms that just want to hear some mom truth. I am not only openly admitting to parenting with technology but I am also confessing my love for all cell phones, iPads and TVs with an Ode To Technology. Parenting | Mom Life | Parenting Hacks | Mom Truth | Motherhood | Technology | Parenthood #momtruth #parentinghack #Parentinghumor

Elisha Beach is a stay-at-home mom to four kids and four step-kids…Yes, you read that right—eight kids. She is a wife, home cook, taxi driver, herder of children, terrible housekeeper and founder of The Mom Forum.

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