Becoming a parent is really, really hard. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Showtime / Via giphy.com And it's even harder when your friends have no idea how to relate, what to do, or what to say — and it can be awkward telling them that! Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF FOX / Via giphy.com Maybe you wish they knew that as much as you love when they come over, they really shouldn't hang out for longer than an hour or two. Twitter: @TribalSpaceCat You still want to hang out with your friends, but it can be hard!! Or perhaps that it's great if you give the baby presents, but that it's even better if the presents are small and make no noise. instagram.com The best present of all? Offering to help do laundry. Or maybe that getting a babysitter is incredibly expensive, so they shouldn't feel offended if you have to turn down or cancel plans. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF ABC / Via mamamia.com.au Tell us what you wish your friends knew about being a new parent for a chance to be featured in a BuzzFeed Community post!