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Finally, the answer to 'how much wine does Mommy need?'

Meredith Bland is a freelance writer whose work has appeared on, Brain, Mother, The Rumpus, Scary Mommy and Narratively, among others.

Hey Mom, here's how much wine you can drink today

Wine: It's an important part of many a mom's life. At the end of a long day of working for other people and/or taking care of small people who don't even pay you for your time, there's something beautiful about curling up in front of an Outlander marathon with a glass of punch-you-in-the-mouth red wine.

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But day to day, the amount of wine we moms need in our glasses varies — some days all you need is a good inch (that's what she said). Other days you need to fill up that empty tank with some premium chardonnay.

This diagram shows just how much wine Mom needs following different kinds of days.

Hey Mom, here's how much wine you can drink today
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