#1 You can’t leave a toddler alone for even a second:

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#2 And you really can’t leave them alone with a cooling cake:

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#3 Toddlers have zero respect for your personal space during the day:

#4 And even less respect when you’re trying to sleep:

#5 Doing normal things, like trying on clothes, become decidedly less normal with a toddler:

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#6 And if you thought having a toddler would help you with a new baby, you’re wrong:

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#7 You’ll find yourself coming up with solutions for toddler-created problems that would seem 100% crazy before you had a toddler:

#8 And these solutions are ones non-parents will not understand…at all:

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#9 Eventually you won’t even know what the heck you’re doing (like this parent who used this “bookmark”):

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#10 Going to the bathroom in peace is a thing of the past:

#11 And traveling is 1000x harder:

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#12 Why? Because toddlers are 100% irrational:

#13 And even when they try to do something nice — like make you breakfast — it’s a whole thing:

Yes, the toddler tried to make their parent a hearty bowl of coffee grinds.
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#14 But things get even wilder when toddlers start talking, because toddlers are absolutely savage:

#15 Basically, they don’t care about you and your feelings:

#16 And they’ll turn on you on a dime:

#17 Even worse, they say things that make you afraid to take them in public:

#18 And they say things that make you afraid to be alone with them at home:

#19 Long story short, parents, this:

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