15 Things Only Your Parents Can Understand

We can pretty much thank our parents for everything. Thanks for getting it, mom and dad.

1. Getting Up At 6 am To Make You An Awesome School Lunch

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2. And Making Sure That Everyone Knew It Was Yours

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3. Entertaining Your Vision Of Being An Artist

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4. While Still Supporting Your Entrepreneurial Spirit

5. Always Making Sure You Have Enough Party Pizza® For The Entire Sleepover

6. And That The Kitchen Was Always Fully Stocked

7. When You Wanted To Dress Like This On Your First Day Of School

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8. Allowing You To Stay Up Late To Watch Your Favorite Show

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9. And End The Day By Taking Your Favorite Toy To Bed

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10. Making Sure Your Stuffed Animals Had Proper Evacuation Rules

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11. Living To Capture The Moment When You Finally Got The Toy You’d Always Wanted

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12. Making Sure Your First Day Of Summer Was Perfect

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13. Ensuring You Had The Perfect Costume For “Dress As Your Hero” Day At School

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14. Letting You “Be One With The Zoo”

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15. Thinking That One Day You Would Thank Them For This When You Grew Up

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