A "mom" of the group is typically a female in a group of friends who make sure that everyone's having fun, being safe, and not getting arrested. Here are 10 signs you may indeed be the mom of the group.
1. You help everyone get ready
The mom of the group typically makes sure everyone is looking their best. Yes, your boots match your cardigan, no, that winged eyeliner is not working for you and put your cleavage away, it won't make your ex-take you back.
2. You make sure friends' partners know what you're capable of
The mom of a friend group is not threatened or scared by anyone who enters their friend's life. Compared to most other friends, the mom of the group will be very vocal to insert guy whom girl A is dating here, and makes sure he knows his boundaries.
3. You make sure transportation is arranged
Many times, the mom of the group ends up being the DD after a night out, but even if she's not, she's almost certain to already have plans arranged before anyone else questions how they'll all get home that night.
4. Your contacts consist of your friends and their family
The mom of the group not only has their friends' contacts saved in their phone, but also the family members of their friends (in case there's an emergency, or to update them when they know their ditz friend will forget).
5. You take care of others when intoxicated yourself
Even when the mom of the group is trying to enjoy herself, if one of her cubs is upset she does the consoling always, sober or not.
6. You clean and cook at your friend's house more than they do
Despite no one enjoying cooking and cleaning all the time, the mom of the group knows it needs to be done, even if it's not for them, such as the morning after a party.
7. You remind your friends to do things
Remember to get your flu shot, you work at 3:00 today, and you're supposed to pick up your brother tomorrow but I'll just do that for you. Mom's of the group act as a walking, breathing calendar, despite having their own priorities.
8. You're the person everyone comes to for advice
Whether it's 12 p.m. or 2 a.m., about relationships, work or school, your friends always seem to find their way to you.
9. You know how to get out of sticky situations
Being the mom of the group means you're the one who everyone turns to when there's a decision that needs to be made, and it needs to be made fast. The mom of the friend group typical is the person most able to think out situations in a timely matter.
10. You act as the strong one
If you're the backbone to the group, the one who keeps everyone going, you're the mom of the group. Though that means you feel the need to stay strong always, and not give yourself a break, even you're definitely entitled to one!
We need to give some appreciation to the mom of our friend groups, as we probably wouldn't function well without them.