Reasons Moms Are Late – With a Giveaway from Jord Watches

Jorde watch giveaway why moms are late

I hate being late. Maybe it’s the years of being in the film industry where they drill into your head, “Early is on time. On time is late.” I even hated being late as a kid. My mom was known in the family for always being a bit late to events. We used to tease her that it’s because she believes everything is “half an hour away.” Time to drive to the grocery store? “It’s half an hour away.” Girl Scout meeting? “Half an hour away.” Trip to Saturn? “Yup. Half an hour away.”

Since having a couple of kids of my own, I have a lot more compassion for my mom’s tendency to be late. I realize now that it just may have been the fault of us three kids! Someone is always missing a mitten, lollygagging while putting on their shoes, or reluctant to leave a video game.

Did you ever notice how the more behind you are running, the longer your kids take to get ready? And how no one ever knows where their shoes are? Life lesson: Give a late mom a break!

When Jord Watches approached me with a giveaway idea for MomCavers, I immediately said yes! I’ve seen their gorgeous hand-crafted wooden watches all over social media. I figured, a new timepiece might help us moms to be on time… or at least look really fashionable when we’re late!

Jorde watch giveaway why moms are late
The Frankie in Plum

I loved my watch so much I couldn’t stop at just one. I also got one for my father-in-law, who is a master wood-worker. Jord has offered MomCavers a $100 giveaway. 

Enter here.

I queried some of my online mom-friends about reasons they are late. Here’s what they had to say:

Reasons Moms Are Always Late

I’m always late because whenever we have to be somewhere in a hurry someone always has to poop. –Kristen Hewitt

We are always late because I see to always get stuck behind the one tractor on the road!! (We live in the country.) –Me and All My Boys

I’m late because I have to move three car seats in and out of different cars. Talk about pinched fingers and broken nails! -Jen from MomCave

We’re always late because no way I’m getting there early and wasting my kids’ extremely short thresholds for collectively holding their shit together on waiting for someone else to show up. -Ashley, The Better Be Babe

I had to convince my daughter that she did not need both suitcases of Barbie dolls – (all of them are naked) We negotiated to 1 carry on bag. –Lola Rizer

We’re always late because I’m just tired. All. Of. The. Time. -Ashley, The Better Be Babe

W are late because my son didn’t want the green trimmed Tupperware in his lunch bag. -Kathryn, Kathryn Anywhere

I was gifted two Jord watches in exchange for this post. All opinions are my own.

Wooden Wrist Watch


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