As we celebrate National Happiness Happens Day I thought we could have some fun with it by listing 12 things that make moms happy.

Lets finish the sentence: Happiness happens….

after that first sip of morning coffee.

when we can eat our food without having to share it.

on the first day of school.

when kids take naps/go to bed.

after that first sip of wine.

when you find random money in your pocket or purse.

when that Amazon delivery arrives.

when the kids clean up after themselves.

when that payday direct deposit hits.

when you get great sex!

when there’s a sale.

when you discover a new show on Netflix.

when you can listen to what you in the car.


when you’re able to be in the bathroom ALONE.

There are so many way that happiness happens for moms. Share your comments below with all the things that make YOU happy!

Author: Mommy R+R

Valerie Pierre is the owner and content creator for Mommy R+R. She is a lover of food, wine & cuss words. She resides in Brooklyn, NY with her comic nerd husband and their two kids. Valerie is also Co-Owner of Sisterhued. A digital collective that showcases women of color in positive lights. She also contributes pieces to MomCave TV, Fit Noire and Football, Food & Motherhood.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


  1. My daughter is starting school this September. I think I’m going to cry. But yes to all of this, especially the wine.

    Posted on August 9, 2016 at 10:06 am
  2. Hahaha you are so RIGHR and spot on!!!!! Can I have that really big glass of wine pls!!!!

    Posted on August 10, 2016 at 8:03 pm