It might be rewarding, but it’s no picnic. Unless your picnic includes endless screaming, tears, and poop. These 17 images, my friends, are just a start.
#17. I mean…be happy you’re raising an empathetic human being?
#16. See also: how long it takes my kid to finish dinner.
#15. He looks as if he knows he made some bad choices.
#14. When your kids have a paint party but then you can’t take them anywhere because they look like tiny racists.
#13. I am disturbed.
#12. That’s a decibel meter, my friends.
#11. I’m going to try this for my husband.
#10. How you know you live with a three-year-old.
#9. That simplifies things.
#8. Happy Mother’s Day.
#7. I would die.
#6. You have to appreciate his artistry, though.
#5. She’s living her best life.
#4. All of this.
#3. When you want to know exactly how many times your kid asked ‘why’ in a single day.
#2. Well, that’s one hell of a metaphor.
#1. Oh. My. God. This is one parenting badge I hope I never earn.
Stay strong, parents. We’re doing this thing.