Nifty·Posted on Dec 22, 201323 Problems Only Parents Will UnderstandMo' kids, mo' problems.by Mike SpohrBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. Getting your kid into this and then hearing, "I have to go potty." Warner Bros. 2. Trying to somehow make it to a 4 o'clock Little League game. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Dreamworks / Via kmpunksays.wordpress.com 3. Figuring out how the heck to get your kid out of this thing. McDonald's / Via playstlouis.blogspot.com "Don't make me come in there after you!" Really, please don't make me come in there after you. 4. Trying to finish shopping without passing the toy section. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF youtube.com 5. When your kid insists you read the long bedtime story. pocketnow.com "Are you sure you don't want to read The Very Hungry Caterpillar instead? It's pretty awesome." Awesome and short. 6. Trying to pretend you don’t know what’s up when your teenage son takes his third shower of the day. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Fox / Via blog.chron.com 7. Feigning interest in your kids' favorite things. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF NBC / Via youtube.com "Yes, Hillary, I do think One Direction's harmonies are wonderful. And that Harry is quite the looker, isn't he?" 8. When your kid gets ahold of your phone. Flickr: plasticcandy 9. Having to get up at 6 a.m. on a Saturday for soccer. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Columbia Pictures / Via reactiongifs.com Oh joy. It's still dark out. 10. Explaining what happened to Hannah Montana. Lucas Jackson / Reuters 11. Retraining your kids after a weekend of being spoiled by the grandparents. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF img.pandawhale.com "I don't care what your grandma allowed, Private! You're back in my house now and you will follow my rules, understand?" 12. Being told at 10 p.m. that your kid needs to bring three dozen cookies to school the next day. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF The CW / Via stopandsmellthebooks.blogspot.com "I also need to wear a Theodore Roosevelt costume, Mom." 13. Finding your stroller at Disneyland. Flickr: plasticcandy 14. Trying to find out what happened at school. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF whilstinsf.tumblr.com "COME ON! YOU MUST REMEMBER SOMETHING! JUST TELL ME ONE THING THAT HAPPENED TODAY! ONE LOUSY THING!" 15. Needing to go to the bathroom when your baby is asleep on you. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF CBS / Via sodahead.com If only you were both in diapers. 16. When your kid forgets her favorite toy at the mall and you promise to go back and find it. Shutterstock "Excuse me, sir, but by any chance have you seen a small, fluffy rabbit?" 17. Trying to help your kid with math homework. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF MTV / Via giphy.com "Were there always this many numbers? It seems like there are more numbers now." 18. When your kid asks if you've ever tried marijuana. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF 20th Century Fox / Via themidnightalliance.wordpress.com 19. Keeping it together after letting your kid take the car out for the night. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Warner Bros. / Via testyourmight.com 20. Trying not to be so embarrassing. Creative Commons / Flickr: neilrickards This, according to our kids, is our number one problem. 21. Being nice to your daughter's prom date after he rolls up like this: Creative Commons / Flickr: chorwedel Come over here, son, and get a nice, firm handshake. 22. Having to be as quiet as possible during sex. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF youtube.com 23. Trying not to cry at your kid's high school graduation. Creative Commons / hharryus / Flickr: 8810508@N06 You know what? Go ahead. You've earned it. Are you a parent looking for a laugh about the world's hardest job — and maybe a little help figuring things out? Sign up for the BuzzFeed Parents newsletter!