Girl picks unusual theme for her Halloween costume

Can you guess what it is?

October 30 2018

Jillian Hartsock, a young girl from New Mexico in the US, chose a “tired mom” costume for Halloween this year.

She got the idea from her own mum, Lindsay Hartsock, who is a busy mum of nine and juggles family life with a photography business.

Jillian’s outfit was complete with a messy bun, dark under-eye circles, a huge Starbucks cup and a toddler clinging to her leg.


Hartsocks Photography

Hartsocks Photography

“Growing up in a big family, she has seen the blood sweat and tears that go into raising kids!” Lindsay told Scary Mommy.

“She did so great taking these photos! I told her to smile in one and she said ‘I’m happy, but I’m a tired mom, so I have to keep this look so I don’t break character!’”

In her Target bag, Jillian had diapers, wipes and three bottles of wine. “She totally put a lot of thought into this role,” Lindsay said.

The photo went viral after Lindsay posted it on her Facebook page.

“How many of you thought this was a picture of you!? I sure as hell did,” Lindsay said.

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