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10 Things Only Parents Understand

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If you are a parent, no one else in the world really understand what your life is like. It gets amazingly difficult trying to make all of the rest of the world truly understand your day to day reality. These are just some things that only parents know:

1. Babies like to be held. 

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No one knows this but if you are a parent you TOTALLY get this.

2. Parenting is hard work 

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Every single day at least three times moms walk around carrying full laundry baskets and holding our hand to our forehead because we can’t believe how much laundry we have to do. Only other parents understand this.

3. Parenting is exhausting

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Just like this poor mom in this stock photo who had to resort to giving her seven daughters wine to get them to fall asleep, all moms know sometimes it’s impossible to get a break.

4. Sometimes changing diapers is really annoying

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Unless you are a parent, you probably think changing a diaper is about the same as going to a party and partying and hanging out with other adults who are partying but you would be WRONG. Only a parent can understand why changing a diaper can sometimes be annoying.

5. Kids are expensive 

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ONLY parents understand that kid’s things like diapers, food and college educations cost money.

6. You need to keep your kids safe 

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If you enter a home and you see it is lacking in poison, hand guns, used drug needles and hardcore German pornography you can pretty much be sure that a parent lives there because only parents understand that you need to keep kids away from these things.

7. You are too busy caring for your kids to focus on things 

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ONLY us parents know what it is like to forget things!

8. Being a parent changes you 

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Until you have kids, you probably have a lot less towels then you do after you have kids. Other things that change are you have kids.

9. Your kids are your kids 

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Only OTHER parents know what I mean by this am I right? LOL!

 

10. Your kids will always be your kids 

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#Forever #Blessed

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