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18 Reasons Being An Aunt Or An Uncle Is The Best Thing Ever

It's like having kids, without any of the responsibilities! Score.

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Okay, so your sister, brother, whatever, decided to have one of these:

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I know, babies are gross and loud and sometimes really annoying. But don't write that little drool bucket off yet! You've got a chance to be a role model. So, obviously you're going to be super cool about it.

1. You get a taste of what having a kid is like, but you get to sleep at night.

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Playing with a baby is all fun and games until someone starts crying and shits their pants. Then it's off to mommy!


2. You get an excuse to enjoy little kid things again without judgement.


You're the first person to offer to take your niece or nephew to see things like Frozen or The Lego Movie. Their parents think it's so sweet of you, but really you're more interested in the movie than the kid is.


7. You get a free mini-me.

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You can dress them just like you and they'll think it's the coolest thing ever. It's 10 times cooler if they look just like you.

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