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Carrie Bickmore updates fans with a hilarious parenting woe that EVERY mum and dad can relate to

It is always the night before.

Carrie Bickmore has shared an all too relatable parenting gaff that encapsulates the back-to-school rush.
The Project host was helping her 13-year-old son Ollie get organised for his first day back at school when the most annoying parenting moment occurred.
The 40-year-old posted a picture of herself holding up the top button of a school shirt and, in the process, revealing her stylish burgundy coloured nails.
The shirt in question. Instagram
In the caption of the post, Carrie shared the story behind the unassuming picture.
"SUNDAY," she began.
"ME 'Ollie have you got everything organised for school next week? Get your uniform out and check it's clean and that it still fits so we don't have to rush and panic the morning school goes back,'" she recalled.
"OLLIE 'Yep it's all good.' TUESDAY 7.45am (while wrangling 3 children). OLLIE 'Mum my school shirt is missing a button can you sew it on?'"
"ME 'OLLIEEEEEEEEEEE!!!!!!!!!'"
"7.46. ME. Sews button."
The movie script-like reenactment struck a very relatable cord with Carrie's followers, and many shared their own frustrating but funny parenting stories.
Carrie and her son, Ollie. Instagram
"Seriously that's right up there with kids telling you at 7pm that their assignment is due tomorrow! But they have told you all week they have No Homework!" One fan commented.
Another fan posted, "But then l bet he looked at you and smiled and all was right in the world again ☺️ My 15 yo son gets me every time just with his smile and 'ohh you're the best, thanks Mum!' ....🤣."
This isn't the first Ollie moment Carrie shared with her fans this week, yesterday she unveiled a funky outfit on her Instagram that her teenage son styled.
Carrie was feeling herself in the bright and matching tie-dye tracksuit combo as she posed on the set of her radio show with a confident peace sign and her always perfectly done hair.
Carrie in her tie-dye ensemble, which Ollie picked for his mum. Instagram
She captioned the Instagram post, "Went clothes shopping with my 13 year old and walked out looking like a teenager myself 🤣🙄.
"I am about a year too late for a matching tie-dye trackie but it's my vibe😎."
Carrie also made a hilarious comment at her expense for her next out-there look.
"Up next a hyper colour t-shirt and some parachute pants 😋," she quipped.