A single mother has encapsulated the horror of a shopping trip with her two sons in a heartbreakingly honest Facebook post.
Aly Brothers, from the US, shared a photo of herself in tears after a chaotic trip to the supermarket where her boys constantly played up.
The situation caused her to reflect on single motherhood as a whole and those parents who struggle to make it through each day.
“This is motherhood,” she wrote. “No fancy filters, no good lighting, no new lipstick.
“Motherhood is hard. Single-motherhood is hard. These tears started as the cashier of Giant Eagle handed me my receipt and continued for the entire drive home.”
Brothers explained she had headed to the supermarket with her two sons at 8am because they were out of milk.
Her youngest son cried the entire…