What Does Mommy Do at Work? Hilarious Ways Kids Describe Their Mom's Job

Think your kid knows what Mommy does at work? These answers will surprise you (or at least make you laugh)

Think your job doesn't sound interesting enough when you describe it? Ask your kids! We asked moms to ask their kids what they think Mommy does at work. Here are their hilarious responses.

“You Sell Stuff.” -- Mason, Age 8

Walgreens Product Management Director -- Mommy at Work


Mom: Alison Moore Jeske, Director or Product Management for Walgreens/Drugstore.com

“Mommy does lots of very important work on the computer and she takes lots of pictures on the camera and goes to lots of dinner parties." -- Dylan, Age 4

Life and Style Creative Director -- Mommy at Work


Mom: Ryan Di Salvo/Creative Director, The Life & Style Guide

"Writes articles and work on the computer all the time. And gets free donuts." -- Lorenzo, Age 4

Freelance Journalist -- Mommy at Work


Mom: Alyssa Chirco, Freelance Journalist

“My mommy makes M&M's.” -- Ryleigh Kate, Age 4

Mars Chocolate Shopper Marketing Manager -- Mommy at Work


Mom: Allisha Watkins, Shopper Marketing Manager, Mars Chocolate North America

“You just kinda pay the money and stuff. Pay bills and write checks. That’s all I really think you do. And you have a lunch break.” -- Sam, Age 7

Accountant -- Mommy at Work


Mom: Mitzi Traxson, Accountant

“Work at a computer and go in and out the building a lot on lunches.” -- Scout, Age 3

Arvest Bank, VP of Commercial Banking -- Mommy at Work


Mom: Eileen Jennings, VP of Commercial Banking, Arvest Bank

"Mama makes sprinkle cookies and pointe shoes and tutus." -- Abby, Age 2

Owner of a dance apparel boutique -- Mommy at Work


Mom: Kat Barlow, Owner of a dance apparel boutique

“Watch Mickey Mouse all day.” -- John, Age 3

Attorney -- Mommy at Work


Mom: Meredith Lowry, Attorney

“You get on the computer and teach people and grade.” -- Tanner, Age 6

University instructor -- Mommy at Work


Mom: Jennifer Saxton, University instructor, online accelerated degree completion

"Mama buys some things! Like toys and baby stuff."

Parenting Products Boutique Owner -- Mommy at Work


Mom: Rebekah Wood, Owner of a natural parenting products boutique

“My mom builds people houses. She helps people who live on the side of the road, and she finds them a place to live. She makes videos sometimes of people. She works for moms and babies. She helps people when they are lost to find the help they need.” -- Greenlee, Age 5

Housing Project Director of Marketing and Development -- Mommy at Work


Mom: Rachel Cox, Director of Marketing & Development for a women's transitional housing project

“Mommy plays soccer ball all day.” -- Riley, Age 3

Hair Stylist, Film and Television -- Mommy at Work


Mom: Maria Sandoval, Hair Stylist, Film and Television

“Go to Walmart and play with friends.” -- Bryce, Age 4

Walmart Home Office Accountant -- Mommy at Work


Mom: Sara Bridges, Accountant, Walmart Home Office

"You go to the doctor -- you're a nurse and you help people " -- Lucy, Age 2

Nurse -- Mommy at Work


Mom: Jana Harris, Nurse

“You do ads." -- Gregory, Age 6

Advertising Coordinator -- Mommy at Work


Mom: Melissa Moss, Advertising Coordinator, This Land Press 

Lela Davidson is the author of Blacklisted from the PTA and Who Peed on My Yoga Mat? Her thoughts on marriage, motherhood, and life-after-40 have appeared in hundreds of magazines, websites, and anthologies.

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