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.