Not all heroes wear capes – sometimes they’re little girls with their first camera, sneaking into the bathroom to snap a picture of their dad on the pot.

And listen. Everyone with little kids knows that there’s a finite amount of time between when you give them a gift you think they’ll like and when they a) break said gift or b) use said gift in a manner you never could have dreamed up with your boring adult brain.

“My daughter got a camera for her birthday,” he wrote. “One of the first things she did was barge into the bathroom and take a pic of me taking a dump.”

My daughter got a camera for a birthday. One of the first things she did with it was to barge in the bathroom and take a pic of me taking a dump.
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His wife thought the whole thing was hilarious, and dad is taking it all in stride, figuring that maybe one day they’ll print out an album that contains all of her “early work.”

Other people are sharing similar stories of the photos they find on their phone (literally every parent can tell you stories about this!), like this person, who also found a lovely video of herself pooing.

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People who obviously don’t have kids are wondering why parents don’t just lock the doors!

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To which we say that a) having them bang on the door is not any more peaceful than being barged in on…

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And b) there’s no telling what sort of trouble they could get into, either in the house or by locking themselves in the bathroom.

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I think it’s nice to see these sorts of post really get traction – it just proves that people love to know that they’re not in this crazy, unexpected parenting gig together!

And you know, laughter is the best medicine and all of that. There’s literally no other healthy way to get through it.