Nifty·Apr 11, 201423 Problems Only Anxious Parents Will Understand"Just calling to check in!" (...AGAIN.)by Mike SpohrBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. When your kid is playing below circling birds you can’t help but worry about this: Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF youtube.com You don’t care if that video was a hoax. IT. COULD. STILL. HAPPEN. 2. If someone else is holding your baby you feel super uncomfortable the entire time. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF google.com That Duggar lady with 20 kids could be holding your baby. Doesn't matter. 3. You need to find a 12-step group for baby proofing, because you baby proof everywhere you go. Travel Tot / amazon.com You knew you had a problem when you started baby proofing waiting rooms. 4. You always scream when your kid falls down, which generally upsets them way more than the fall. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF BBC 5. If the supermarket is out of wipes at the entrance, you spend your whole time shopping paranoid that your kid is going to catch a cold. gojo.com 6. You're pretty much always sleepy because you get up many times a night to peek in your kid's room and make sure they're okay. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF craigorylevon.tumblr.com 7. When your kid's class goes on a field trip you can't stop yourself from volunteering. quickmeme.com 8. You're at the school dances, too. ABC You just can't help yourself. 9. The phrase “They’ll be fine” makes you see red. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Fox And you can't be held responsible for what you do when your partner says it. 10. If your kid wants to have a sleepover you always insist that it's at your house. Flickr: oregongirl / Via Creative Commons 11. And in the rare instance that you can’t avoid the sleepover being elsewhere, you make a drive by or two. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Universal Pictures Or twelve. 12. You live in fear of your kid noticing one of those bungie jump things that are popping up everywhere. Flickr: demachiyanagi / Via Creative Commons Because "Oh hell, no!" is your kid going on that. 13. Even dropping your kid off somewhere is difficult, and you won't leave without imparting five minutes of warnings and instructions. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Buena Vista Pictures 14. You're unfairly suspicious of any of your kid's new friends. badkidsgotohell.com / Via beyondhollywood.com They're pretty much all delinquents in your eyes until they prove otherwise. 15. You've spoiled trips to the amusement park because you won't let your kid go on the scary rides. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF TLC / Via dailyedge.ie It's for their own good. That's what your kid doesn't appreciate. 16. When a food is recalled you never serve it to your kid ever again no matter how limited the recall was. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF tumblr.com "Canned peas? Are you crazy? They were recalled back in '99!" 17. You think 16 is too young to drive and have gone to ridiculous lengths to keep your kid safe on the road. quickmeme.com 18. No matter how many times you're told the "wait thirty minutes after eating" rule isn't true, you still insist on it with your kids. Flickr: ct_barbarian / Via Creative Commons Because you never know. 19. You rarely ever go out because you're afraid of what will happen if you leave your kid alone with the babysitter. Joshua Hoffine / joshuahoffine.wordpress.com 20. Even when you do finally go out you constantly call to "check in." Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Fox "Oh, really? Still napping? Great. Talk to you again in twelve minutes!" 21. If you lose track of your kid you totally freak the freak out. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Columbia Pictures 22. And if it happens at the mall they might as well call you an ambulance. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Fox This is especially embarrassing when it turns out your kid was behind you the whole time. 23. Your kid can get pretty fed up with you because of all of this, but the good news is that they know you act this way because you love them madly. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Disney Channel / Via huffingtonpost.com Emphasis on "madly." Are you a parent looking for a little help figuring things out? Sign up for the BuzzFeed Parents newsletter!