Newly married couples who are so excited to finally have children probably have an idealized version in their minds of what parenthood is like.
However, more often than not, the reality is so different from the effortlessly spotless and organized family homes that those ads would have you believe.
While many a new parent would tell you these same things, it totally changes the nature of your perception when you actually see just how much having toddlers running riot inside the house will totally change your life.
Make no mistake, having children is a wonderful undertaking that is its own reward. But it’s definitely a lot of work and it’s only the love and commitment that parents have to this endeavor that keeps them sane!
Take a look at some of these hilarious photographs that, if you’re a parent, will make you cringe and laugh at the same time. And if you’re still single and without children, show these pictures to your parents and see what stories of your childhood they’ll regale you with.
1 – Can’t blame the kid, she’s just telling it like it is
2 – They’re definitely father than son although it looks like there are two kids in the house
3 – This dad is channeling his inner cat persona and for good reason
4 – Even Santa needs a break from determining who’s been naughty and who’s been nice
5 – At least now the parents know what the kid thinks of that book
6 – Sometimes, things just don’t make sense for the kid
7 – Here’s one advantage of having experience taking care of cats
8 – Privacy in the toilet isn’t a thing anymore once you have kids
9 – Children do spice up those wedding celebrations
10 – On the bright side, he didn’t get to the milk carton
11 – At least the kid is clean
12 – Scientific proof that babies are loud
13 – “Dad, I fixed the boring laptop for you!”
14 – You don’t need any extra pillows for this one
15 – “Why can’t you be like the other kids who bring home stray cats?”
16 – This is what selfies will look like once you give birth
17 – The little girl looks suspiciously smug about it
18 – A creative way to wean your kid off soda
19 – His daughter doesn’t want to sleep alone but all she has is a tiny, tiny bed
20 – Conquering mom like a boss
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