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38 Parents Shared Hilariously Real Photos Before And After Having Kids

It’s all fun and games until you decide to have kids.

Don’t get me wrong, kids are a blessing. They’re wonderful and amazing to be with, and they make us feel special. Not to mention, we get to learn many great things from them. So, there’s absolutely no doubt that children positively impact our lives in different ways. However, there are many downsides too. I mean, these are the things that people with children wouldn’t normally tell you when you ask them about their experience. They’ll tell you becoming a parent is great. It makes you humble, teaches you time management, makes you responsible and all that good stuff. However, what many people won’t tell you is that it all comes at a great price.

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So, it’s important you keep all of these things in mind before you decide to become a parent. Having an idea of what you might be dealing with is always beneficial. So, we’re going to give you a visual representation of what it’s like when you have kids. The following posts were taken from the Instagram page called gottoddlered and they show everything that you need to know!

Check them out below.

“From fun with s’mores to fun with s’mOHMYGOD WTF ARE YOU DOING YOU’RE GONNA BURN THE PLACE DOWN YOU LUNATIC!!!

“From grabbing nips to grabbing naps. Weekends sure have changed!

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“From business man to boss baby.”

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“From a Mona Lisa smile to some serious mom side-eye.”

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“That second drink sure has changed.”

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“Can’t stop the moonlight! Or the spit-up!

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Missing out on all the fun activities.

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“Oh how the mighty have fallen.”

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From partying all night to parenting all night.

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“Honeymoon’s over!”

“Parenting gets you into some sticky situations.

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“It doesn’t take long for them to go from cute to crushing.

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“From dressed to the nines to asleep by nine.

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Same person, same shirt, but a different life.

“Every once in a while, parenthood is a major improvement.

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From having fun to having a crisis.

The price of having children is your freedom. You can’t expect to have children, and also live a carefree life. Yes, you can live a relaxed life, an enjoyable life, but not a carefree life. When you become a parent, you automatically sign up for sleepless nights, mental exhaustion, and a lot excruciating pain. It might sound a bit exaggerated, but it’s not. We all have different experiences. Some parents might not have it as bad as the others, but one thing that every parent can agree on is that raising children requires sacrifices.

From a champ to a real MVP.

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“From drinking together to *making drinks* together.”

From “I’M ON A BOAT!!!” to “HE’S ON MY THROAT!!!”

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On a mission in both the pictures.

This dad seems to be having fun in both the pictures. Yes, guys. There is hope.

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“His drinking buddies have changed.”

From eating whenever you want to eating whenever you can.

1st marriage anniversary, with the kid.

“From Fat Tuesdays to Ass Wednesdays.”

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“For obvious reasons, this cat has learned to sleep with one eye open.

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“From having s*x on the beach to dead on her feet!

“Kids! They’ll steal your life-force and *literally* suffocate you, and somehow you’ll still find yourself smiling while they do.

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“What’s the opposite of a glow up?

“From da king to dafuq?!

“This dapper gent went from refined AF to resigned to his fate.

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“From striking a pose to serving as poster board.

“They never suspected that when they found Nemo they’d also lose their dignity.

“And to think, she used to be the one who threw up after drinking too much!

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“From little black dress to big white mess. I can’t believe she stopped to take a photo before incinerating that hoodie”

“The dog days are over.”

Can you relate to these? Share your thoughts with us in the comments below.

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