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    31 Things You Won't Miss When Your Kids Are Grown

    There are plenty of amazing things you will miss. These are not them.

    1. Flying with kids.

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    2. This.


    3. Dora and all of her questions.

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    4. The snaps on baby clothes.



    5. Judgement from other parents.


    And non-parents, too.

    6. Teeny bopper music.

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    You won't miss your kid kissing cardboard cutouts either.

    7. Potty training.

    8. Manipulative toy commercials.

    "No, sweetie, it won't actually swim in the ocean." "YES, IT WILL!!"

    9. "Family sized" grocery bills.

    10. Germ infested play areas.

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    There's not enough Purell in the world.

    11. Stepping on a Lego.

    12. Tantrums

    13. This question:

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    14. Cleaning a sippy cup with spoiled milk in it.

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    15. Getting your kids in and out of their car seats.

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    This is the worst when you only have to run in somewhere for two seconds.

    16. Folding baby clothes.

    17. Blowout diapers.

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    Nope. Nope, nope, nope.

    18. Crushed Cheerios and Goldfish crackers sprinkled throughout your backseat.

    19. Getting up super early on the weekend.


    You mean you didn't want to get up before dawn to fix your kid a bowl of cereal?

    20. Parenting when you're sick.

    21. Bad babysitters


    Some snoop through your stuff while others eat all your food. Good times!

    22. This neighborhood kid:

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    23. The constant cleaning and picking up.


    24. All of the laundry.

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    25. Taking your kids into gas station bathrooms.

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    They're bad enough when you’re not with a kid who wants to touch everything.

    26. Carrying around a giant diaper bag.

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    27. All the broken stuff.

    28. Having "The Talk."

    29. Helping your kids with their math homework.


    Make that trying to help.

    30. Sullen teenagers.

    31. Lost blankies.

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