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12 Things That Will Make Every Parent Scream “We Don’t Have Time"

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1. A playful eater.

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Food is for eating, not for decorating shirts and faces.

2. "Just one more level."

They can play just one more level after they help set the table.
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They can play just one more level after they help set the table.

3. Poorly timed fashion shows.

Yes, they look incredibly cute, but school is in 30 minutes, and they still need to eat breakfast.
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Yes, they look incredibly cute, but school is in 30 minutes, and they still need to eat breakfast.

4. Dealing with picky eaters.

If they didn't want it with broccoli, they should have said so BEFORE you started cooking.
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If they didn't want it with broccoli, they should have said so BEFORE you started cooking.

5. Their very messy new art project.

Making dinner is not an opportune time to have to give the lipstick-covered dog a bath.
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Making dinner is not an opportune time to have to give the lipstick-covered dog a bath.

6. Thirsty car companions.

Yet, no matter how many times you say not to drink so fast, they still do...
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Yet, no matter how many times you say not to drink so fast, they still do...

7. Them playing 20 questions.

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It's kind of hard to grocery shop when you're being asked about every item you pass.

8. The slow but insistent helper.

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Sure, their help is great, but you've got 20 minutes to get in and out if y'all plan on making it to practice on time.

9. Disappearing food fanatics.

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The samples are irresistible, but searching for you lost kid was NOT on your grocery list.

10. Sneaky shopping assistants.

You've already told them no three times. Them sneaking it in the basket won't change anything.
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You've already told them no three times. Them sneaking it in the basket won't change anything.

11. Their idea of a clean room.

It's their sleepover that you're cooking for. The least they can do is TRY to clean their room before their guest arrives.
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It's their sleepover that you're cooking for. The least they can do is TRY to clean their room before their guest arrives.

12. Grocery store thrill-seekers.

First it's the vending machines, then the ride outside, then the next one...
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First it's the vending machines, then the ride outside, then the next one...

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