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12 Struggles Only Parents Of Young Children Will Understand

There are some things only parents get — like these gems featuring the littlest toy judges in the world from the current season of ABC’s The Toy Box, Sundays at 7pm ET/6pm CT on ABC.

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1. You're always trying to come up with new ways to entertain them.

Everyone knows a bored child is a dangerous child.

2. You have loads of paper on hand, but they are determined to draw on the wall.


3. Quick errands suddenly take three hours.

But we only needed paper towels!

4. Your house hasn't been neat since your child was born.

Tomorrow is always a great day to clean.

5. Your kids look amazing, but you're too tired to put on anything other than sweats.

"Excuse's called athleisure."

6. The words "good night's sleep" don't even make sense to you.

"If I could just close my eyes for a few hours..."

7. When you wake up in the morning to your child standing next to the bed staring at you.


8. You haven't seen your friends in five years.

"Can we do brunch 12 years from now when my kid goes off to college?"

9. Sometimes a balanced meal means whatever you find in the fridge.

Please just eat it.

10. Silence in the other room means trouble.

What are you doing in there?

11. You're constantly asking "Why is this wet?"

I don't even want to know.

12. When you finally realize that one day your kids will have to do all this with their own children.

Can’t wait to have a front row seat!

All images courtesy of ABC

You also know there's nothing better than spending quality time together. Grab your young'un and catch The Toy Box on ABC. The grand prize–winning toy from this season will be made by Mattel — pick yours up exclusively at Toys “R” Us!