Brutally honest (and hilarious) mom sums up motherhood in 34 second viral video

Parenthood is overwhelming. But every mom and dad knows that in order to be a good parent, you've got to give yourself a break once in awhile.

Some parents go on runs, others take baths or escape with a night out.

How does a mom of quadruplets find peace and quiet? She hides in her pantry, Twizzlers in hand.

Mom Ashley Gardner posted a hilarious video that sums up motherhood in under 40 seconds. The recording has resonated with a lot of parents out there -- the Youtube video has nearly 1.3 million views since it was posted a few days ago.

"They want everything you have. See? She's always there," she says. Locking herself in her pantry is what she needs to do to survive.

You got it, mom!

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HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 09: Actor Jon Heder (R) and brother Dan Heder attend the season 3 premiere of HBO's 'Eastbound And Down' at cinespace on February 9, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Barry King/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 18: Hunter Johansson and Scarlett Johansson attend 2nd Annual Champions Of Rockaway Hurricane Sandy Benefit at Hudson Terrace on November 18, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Steve Zak Photography/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 15: Designer Marissa Ribisi and actor Giovanni Ribisi attend the Fall 2009 presentation of Whitley Kros at Miauhaus on March 15, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Charley Gallay/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 07: Designer Charlotte Ronson and DJ Samantha Ronson pose backstage at the Charlotte Ronson Fall 2014 Presentation during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at The Hub at The Hudson Hotel on February 7, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images for Batiste Dry Shampoo)
PHILADELPHIA, PA - MAY 31:(L-R) Actors Aaron Ashmore and brother Shawn Ashmore attend Philadelphia Comic Con 2013 - Day 2 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center on May 31, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Gilbert Carrasquillo/Getty Images)
Nicholas Brendon and Brother Kelly Donovan (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Actress Linda Hamilton and twin sister Leslie Hamilton attending the premiere of 'Terminator 2' on July 1, 1991 at Cineplex Odeon Cinema in Century City, California. (Photo by The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Actor Rami Malek with his brother Sam pose with Jeff Garlin at the HBO Luxury Lounge in honor of the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards held at The Four Seasons Hotel on September 17, 2011 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Joe Scarnici/WireImage)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - JUNE 04: Angel Carter (L) and singer Aaron Carter attend Los Angeles opening night of 'Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat' at the Pantages Theatre on June 4, 2014 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Vincent Sandoval/WireImage)
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