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    23 Kids You Meet As A Parent

    "Mom, can Tommy come over?" Oh god. Tommy.

    1. The Garbage Disposal

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    They eat you out of house and home, then complain to their parents that you never fed them.

    2. The Overachiever

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    They're so high-strung and future-focused that you wish they'd skip a class or two and hang out with the burnouts in the parking lot.

    3. The Insomniac

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    They keep you awake all night when sleeping over by running around every inch of your home.

    4. The Kiss Ass

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    They think they've got you wrapped around their little finger but you can see right through them.

    5. The Nerd

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    You want to wrap them up in a blanket and keep them safe from the world.

    6. The Queen Bee

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    They're so popular and intimidating that even you are a little scared of them.

    7. The Ungrateful

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    It doesn't matter how many dinners, rides, or movie tickets you give these kids. They never say "thank you."

    8. The Born Leader

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    They say they want to be president one day and are so together that they just might be.

    9. The Horn Dog

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    They're the reason parental controls were invented.

    10. The Schemer

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    You practically have to hire a private investigator to stay on top of all the trouble they're plotting with your kid.

    11. The Picky Eater

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    They come to your house for dinner and refuse to eat anything but bread and butter.

    12. The Critic

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    They watch you like a hawk and are quick to mention when they think their parents do something better than you.

    13. The World Weary

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    They act like the world is an unbearable place even before they've ever had a job, paid taxes, or gone to the DMV.

    14. The Politician

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    They've memorized all of their parents' talking points and love to debate national affairs on the way to the playground.

    15. The Performer

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    They can't let more than a couple minutes pass without yelling "Watch me!"

    16. The Ghost

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    They're so quiet they could be at your house a whole day before you even realize they're there.

    17. The Bully

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    They remind you way too much of the jerks who pushed you around when you were a kid.

    18. The Old Soul

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    They prefer coffee to soda, Mozart to pop music, and often surprise you by making comments that are disarmingly insightful.

    19. The Orthodork

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    They're guaranteed to lose their retainer at the restaurant when you invite them out.

    20. The Hyperkinetic

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    They can't be given sugar any more than a gremlin can be fed after midnight.

    21. The Fashion Plate

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    They have more fashion sense at 12 than you've ever had, and look at you with pity when you pick up your kid in sweats and a T-shirt.

    22. The Gamer

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    When they're not playing games on their console they're playing them on their parents' tablet or phone. You seriously hope they never start gambling.

    23. The Lothario

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    They started asking their classmates out on dates in the fifth grade and never fail to compliment you when you get a new haircut.

    And then there's your kid...

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    Who (in your eyes at least) is the coolest of the bunch.

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