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20 photos that show what parenting REALLY looks like
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Weve all seen the perfect families on the front of parenting magazines, but those dont really reflect what parenting is like. Neither do those nice family photos you see hanging on peoples walls. Here are some photos that show what really goes on in a parent's life.

1. There is no privacy, not even in the bathroom

https://instagram.com/p/59buwBTY9K

2. The kids cry a lot, often for no reason

https://www.facebook.com/ReasonsMySonCry/photos/pb.160356534129458.-2207520000.1439431313./473991589432616

3. There are some big messes

http://imgur.com/RbA7lQF

4. The parent is not allowed to have anything without someone begging for it

https://instagram.com/p/5yMGhYRL5b

5. There's a fair share of multitasking

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6. Toys are everywhere

https://instagram.com/p/5Z1Ui2EtYr

7. A human step stool is not out of the question

https://www.facebook.com/Kiis1065/photos/a.209363362581820.1073741828.203586689826154/433226610195493

8. Beds are free game for everyone

https://www.facebook.com/lifeofdad/photos/a.434607921426.227352.299622516426/10153452489576427

9. Dinner battles galore

https://www.facebook.com/anothermotherblog/photos/a.410801262406584.1073741828.410404642446246/510662645753778

10. What having more than one child looks like

https://instagram.com/p/6OmnrngodN/

11. The toliet paper is always gone

https://instagram.com/p/4WijMVGH_t

12. Shopping with kids is loads of fun

https://instagram.com/p/52oORumenW

13. Bath time is fun too

https://instagram.com/p/qMtIweRmWU

14. Sometimes the babies take off their diapers

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10206641799259547

15. What a parent's phone camera roll looks like

https://instagram.com/p/4eUAOVGgWl

16. Diaper cream becomes a toy

https://instagram.com/p/3IpsABL1QY

17. There is a never-ending laundry pile

https://instagram.com/p/etD7UgKdTM

18. Parents get walked all overliterally

https://www.facebook.com/ClassicHits4FM/photos/pcb.850345481668241/850344881668301

19. A childs face becomes a canvas

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=764366313637220

20. And even when going for a nice photo, it doesnt always work out

https://www.facebook.com/lifeofdad/photos/a.434607921426.227352.299622516426/10153341450526427
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