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How Well Do You Speak "Parent"?

Having kids basically means learning another language.

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  1. What is a...

    Flickr: joshdubya
    A stroller gifted to a first-time mother by her parents.
    A gift a father gives a mother to celebrate a birth.
    A term for someone who is present in the delivery room while the mother is pushing.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's a gift a father gives a mother to celebrate the birth of a baby.

    It's a gift a father gives a mother to celebrate the birth of a baby.
    Via commons.wikimedia.org
  2. What is...

    Flickr: pagedooley
    A spongy handheld scrubber used to clean kids.
    A character on the television show Yo Gabba Gabba!
    A contagious rash commonly found on toddlers in the summertime.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's the pink and happy one from Yo Gabba Gabba!

    It's the pink and happy one from Yo Gabba Gabba!
  3. What is a...

    Flickr: kessiye
    It's a sarcastic term used to describe when your car breaks down with kids in it.
    An overflowing poopy diaper.
    A popular hashtag (#Blowout) parents use when posting photos of their kids blowing out birthday candles.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's the diaper from hell.

    It's the diaper from hell.
  4. What is a...

    Flickr: chrishunkeler
    It's an acronym meaning "study and homework parent."
    It's an acronym meaning "stay-at-home parent."
    It's an acronym meaning "struggling after hard pregnancy."
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's a stay-at-home parent.

    It's a stay-at-home parent.
  5. What is...

    Flickr: sergemelki
    Dark green stuff you see when your baby has their first bowel movement.
    The most popular brand of stroller.
    A hit song sung by Sia that is on many parents' workout mixes.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's the dark green stuff from a baby's first bowel movement.

    It's the dark green stuff from a baby's first bowel movement.
    Via PBS
  6. What is a...

    Flickr: davebloggs007
    A term for kids who pick their noses and eat it.
    A device that allows parents to suck snot out of their babies' stuffy noses.
    A character on the children's show Yo Gabba Gabba!
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's the device that allows parents to suck snot out of their babies' stuffy noses, aka "NoseFrida."

    It's the device that allows parents to suck snot out of their babies' stuffy noses, aka "NoseFrida."
    Via youtube.com
  7. What is a...

    Flickr: peasap
    A parent who only serves cage-free chicken and eggs.
    A derogatory term for a parent who gives their kid a cell phone at too young an age.
    A parent who practices a hands-off style of raising kids.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's a parent who practices a hands-off style of raising kids.

    It's a parent who practices a hands-off style of raising kids.
    Via 20th Century Fox
  8. What is a...

    Flickr: expose_switch
    A nutrient-packed brand of juice boxes increasingly popular among Southern parents.
    A C-shaped pillow babies can eat and recline in.
    The name of a wildly popular teether in the shape of a giraffe.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's a C-shaped pillow babies can eat and recline in.

    It's a C-shaped pillow babies can eat and recline in.
    Via amazon.com
  9. What are the...

    Flickr: jeepersmedia
    A descriptive term for when a baby has diarrhea.
    A popular children's book written by Amy Poehler.
    When a kid becomes difficult during their second year.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's when a kid becomes difficult during their second year.

    It's when a kid becomes difficult during their second year.
  10. What is...

    Flickr: ajmat
    A way to describe a kid who has fallen in love with Phineas and Ferb.
    A baby who has been sleep trained through the "cry it out" method.
    A term describing a child who has been fully potty trained.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's the sleep-training method.

    It's the sleep-training method.
    Via en.wikipedia.org
  11. What is a...

    Flickr: mats_eriksson
    The brand name of the plastic locks used to babyproof a home.
    A term for when a baby takes the nipple and areola into their mouth during breastfeeding.
    Modern shorthand for kids who return home while their parents are at work; formerly known as "latchkey kids."
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's the term for when a baby takes the nipple and areola into their mouth during breastfeeding.

    It's the term for when a baby takes the nipple and areola into their mouth during breastfeeding.
    Via Flickr: myllissa
  12. What are...

    Organic teething biscuits popular in England.
    How some moms describe baby-related stretch marks.
    The term for when a baby sleeps on a parent's chest as tigers do.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's how some badass moms describe the stretch marks they've earned.

    It's how some badass moms describe the stretch marks they've earned.
    Via Flickr: brokenchopstick
  13. What is...

    Flickr: epsos
    A process where parents help children learn to cope with disappointment.
    A practice where parents help babies learn to use the bathroom through nonverbal communication.
    A strategy parents use to help children end toxic friendships without drama.
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's where parents help babies learn to use the bathroom through nonverbal communication.

    It's where parents help babies learn to use the bathroom through nonverbal communication.
    Via Flickr: alohateam

How Well Do You Speak "Parent"?

You're...not a parent

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