13 Ways Your Cleaning Habits are Annoying Your Mom


Motherhood is a much revered and respected position. It’s one in which you experience more joy than you ever thought possible while simultaneously longing for the precious peace of alone time. Mothers love their children and spouses more than life itself, but with that said: no one is able to bug us quite like the ones we love.

One often experience of motherhood is the continual irritation with your family’s lackluster housekeeping habits. In honor of Mother’s Day, we’ve curated a silly list of 10 common cleaning complaints that all Moms understand. Share a laugh and know that you’re not alone, Mamas!

1. Tell me you’re a mom without telling me you’re a mom. I’ll go first.


@officialnickkosirHow people change the empty toilet paper roll: normal vs. psychopaths. #psychopath #vs #normal #trend #people

♬ The Prowler – Daniel Pemberton

2. When you didn’t even know you owned this many cups.


@tj_therrienCups everywhere. #momsoftiktok #dadsoftiktok #marriedlifehumor #birthorder♬ original sound – I’m TJ

3. Those dirty clothes on the floor right next to the hamper. So close, yet so far away.


@colleenthis is the first time i’ve done this in a month.

♬ lady gaga saying that ppl can do hard things – umru

4. Don’t even get us started on the disaster on wheels that our family car has now become.


@satisfying_clean_When the kids trash the car #fyp #foryou #viral #satisfying #cleaning #filthy #ocd♬ Live Your Life – Platinum Deluxe

5. “The chair”- making it impossible to discern what’s dirty and what’s clean since its invention.



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6. Mom logic: if I place these items right here, they’re sure to understand. Right?



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7. A husband’s love language should never sound like this.


@agoodzAnyone else’s husband LOVE THEM??? #imsolucky #wifelifebelike #momsoftiktok #tiktokmom #momfyp #fyp #foryoupage♬ Chilled Vibes – ItsMelo

8. If you’re not picking up strewn socks all over the floor, are you really a mom?


@clogger_lexiWell….#fyp #husbandproblems #husband #socks♬ original sound – Lexi McDermott

9. Someone else doing the dishes is a wonderful thing. But the sponge? It better be wrung out. Pleeease let it be wrung out.



when your family struggles with basic household tasks #familylife #parenting101 #cleaning #comedy #fyp

♬ original sound – bellyfull.net


10. If you finish the cereal, just put the empty box back in the cabinet. – said no mom, ever.



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11. The infamous room cleaning strategy.


@shebathemoonchildHow fast kids clean their room pt.1 #CleanTok #fyp #kids #parents #mom #dads #foryou #foru #4you #foryoupage #funny #♬ Funk da Netflix – Netflix Brasil

12. What happens when you ask a toddler to clean the couch.


@sheshe_n_zzWhen kids clean #momsoftiktok #momlife♬ this is what it look like – lucas

13. We’re going to round this list out with this all-too-relatable recreation of every child when they’re sick.

@dudedadvlogIt’s no surprise that I get sick IMMEDIATELY after them… #sickday #dadlife #dudedad #flu #toddlerlife♬ original sound – Dude Dad


These thirteen cleaning complaints are funny, but the work that moms do is no joke. This Mother’s Day, give mom what she really wants: a perfectly clean home without having to lift a finger. The Maids offers gift certificates for our cleaning services, and mom’s satisfaction is guaranteed.

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