31 Hilarious Photos Of What Parenting Really Looks Like

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Parenting is part joy, part warfare. This is what it's really like to have a tiny human.

Don't believe social media, here's what parenting really looks like. If you're like me and you don't have kids, occasionally your reproductive organs mutiny. They see adorable pictures of babies dressed as mermaids on Pinterest and they start a riot that your brain interprets as "I absolutely need a tiny human of my own!" Then you talk to one of your friends with kids, and they launch into a story about a diaper blowout so bad it involved the garden hose, the dry cleaner, a carpet steamer, an old priest and a young priest. Then you realize Pinterest is a lie. Here's what it's really like to be a parent, from parents who are eyelids deep in the (magical, rewarding) struggle. Start Slideshow
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Parenthood gives you a timeout from the kids with plenty of laugh-out-loud humor and good advice. We bring you the funniest parenting fails, the craziest kid moments, the most feel-good family stories, plus some seriously useful parenting hacks you won't know how you lived without. And after a long day with the kids - or even a short trip to the store with the kids - mom and dad definitely need something to laugh about.

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