Things only parents will understand.

 

Trying to decide whether or not to jump into the shower after being up all night with the kids.

 

 

 

Trying to congratulate your child when they are celebrating with their friends

 

 

 

Trying to sleep with kids around

 

When both parents try to get their child to come to them and they go to your spouse instead of you

 

 

 

When your child eats all of their lunch, including the vegetables without being asked to do so 

Things only parents will understand

 

 

 

As a dad, when your kids ask you to rough house with them. 

Things only parents will understand

 

 

 

Your kid’s reaction when you call them by their full name.

 

Your kids reaction when you call them by their full name

 

 

 

Your kids eating the food off your plate instead of theirs.

Things only parents will understand

 

 

 

When your child asks you the same exact question for the 50,000,000th time.

Things only parents will understand

 

 

 

When your child says they did something and really needs to talk to you

Things only parents will understand

 

 

 

When your child actually listens to your advice and it works out for them. 

Things only parents will understand

 

 

 

Your children’s reaction every time you ask them about something that you know they did wrong. 

Things only parents will understand

 

 

 

When your 5 year old runs into the same wall for the 5th time in the same day.

Things only parents will understand

 

 

 

When your 2 year old wants to share their food with you.

Things only parents will understand

 

 

 

What we think we look like when we cheer for our kids.

Things only parents will understand

 

 

 

What we actually look like.

Things only parents will understand

 

 

 

Being judged by other parents because you do things differently than them.

Things only parents will understand

 

 

 

When we change a messy diaper for the first time. 

Things only parents will understand

 

 

 

Hearing your child scream in the middle of the night and trying to get to their room.

Things only parents will understand

 

 

 

When you think that your infant has finally fallen asleep just to have them start crying again

Things only parents will understand