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23 Things All Parents Of Threenagers Understand

The "terrible twos" are a walk in the park by comparison.

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7. They often lose toys that they MUST. HAVE. RIGHT. NOW.

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Of course, they have no idea where they left them and couldn't trace their steps with a pen. (Not that giving them a pen is a good idea.)


14. Once bedtime starts, it is — how should we put this — a process.

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You: "Goodnight, sweetie."

Your kid: "Wait! You forgot to turn on my night light! And my Pooh bear isn't looking at me! And you didn't kiss my forehead! And..."

17. They will say, "I'm tired!" when you ask them to do anything.

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However, if you tell them it's time to go to the ice cream store they'll suddenly be wide awake. Funny, that.


18. They're guaranteed to frustrate you when eating at a restaurant.

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Order them a kid's meal and they won't eat it. Don't order them a meal and they'll eat your whole dinner.

The good news is your kid won't be 3 forever. Up next...the F*&%$ing fours!


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