17 Wildly unrealistic photos of moms working from home

Nov 6, 2015 at 5:30 p.m. ET
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Sure, there are great things about working from home — as there are about working in an office — but one thing is for certain: The photos we see of moms working at home are totally unrealistic. From babies who happily play in the corner all day while Mom toils away on her computer to toddlers sitting on Mom's lap during a conference call, you can rest assured that's not how it really goes. 

Here are 17 ridiculous pictures of moms "working" from home with their kids. If only life were as easy as a stock photo. 

1 /17: Business partners

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1/17 :Business partners

2 /17: "My kids play quietly in the other room" mom

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2/17 :"My kids play quietly in the other room" mom

3 /17: "I'm sorry, WHAT?!"

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3/17 :"I'm sorry, WHAT?!"

4 /17: Sad mom

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4/17 :Sad mom

5 /17: The only baby not attracted to computers

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5/17 :The only baby not attracted to computers

6 /17: Noisy toys

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6/17 :Noisy toys

7 /17: Nothing weird here

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7/17 :Nothing weird here

8 /17: Business casual

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8/17 :Business casual

9 /17: A midday snack

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9/17 :A midday snack

10 /17: Just some background noise

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10/17 :Just some background noise

11 /17: Dumbfounded

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11/17 :Dumbfounded

12 /17: Huh?

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12/17 :Huh?

13 /17: Poor baby

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13/17 :Poor baby

14 /17: Yikes!

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14/17 :Yikes!

15 /17: Danger?

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15/17 :Danger?

16 /17: "Uh... Jennifer?"

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16/17 :"Uh... Jennifer?"

17 /17: Somewhat accurate?

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17/17 :Somewhat accurate?