Being a parent is one of life’s most beautiful and rewarding journeys, nothing can replicate the joy of creating and nurturing a new life and watching it blossom. However, as all parents know, it’s not all sunshine and rainbows.

There are guaranteed to be occasions when your little angel’s halo slips, to reveal the spawn of Satan within. This list, compiled by Bored Panda, will have parents nodding their head with a wry sympathy, as these moments simply sum up what parenting is often like. Scroll down below to check it out for yourself, and don’t forget to vote for your faves!

#1 “I Went To The Bathroom And Forgot To Shut The Door”

#2 Momming Ain’t Easy

#3 “Mom, He’s Too Hot And He Needs A Fan.” Imagine Waking Up To This

#4 Bring A Toddler To A Wedding They Said, It Will Be Cute They Said

#5 I Heard This Kid Yelling For His Dad At Lowe’s, I Went Looking For Him And…

#6 Don’t Let Your Child Use Your Laptop

#7 My Friend Got Tired Of His Kids Losing The Remotes

#8 Sometimes You Get A Playpen To Keep The Kid Out

#9 Daughter’s First Camping Trip. This Is How She Wakes Me Up At 6:15 In The Morning

#10 Kept Track Of How Many Times My 3-Year-Old Asked Me “Why?” In One Day

#11 Actual Photo Of Me Waiting For My Daughter To Finish Her Homework

#12 Son To My Wife: “Mommy , Let’s Play Army Guys. You Can Be This Guy Because He’s Vacuuming.”

#13 Toddler Gets Ahold Of Lipstick

#14 Baking & Prepping For Her 1-Year-Old’s Birthday Party

#15 My Cousins Had A Paint Party At Their Daycare And Now They Look Like A Cartoon Character When A Bomb Explodes

#16 Motherf**ing 3-Year-Olds

#17 We Got These Bathroom Doors Because We Thought They Were Trendy. That Was Before We Had A Toddler

#18 I Fed My Kid Real Food For The First Time

#19 Have A Baby They Said… It Will Be Fun They Said…. (Decibel Meter For Reference)

#20 One Picture Has Never Encapsulated My Life As A Parent More

#21 My 4-Year-Old Found Permanent Markers And Is So Proud That He Is Now Darth Maul

#22 I Am A Lawyer, My Son Told Me He Had To Tell Me Something, But First Wanted Me To Sign This

#23 My Wife Cutting My Daughter’s Skirt Out Of A Scooter Axle On Mother’s Day

#24 The Joys Of Parenting

#25 Walked In The Bathroom To Find Our Precious Child “Washing” A Book He Found

#26 The One And Only Time I Forgot To Put Up The Baby Gate Before I Showered

#27 My Baby Ordered 94 Dollars Worth Of Pizza Off An App Called Slice That Doesn’t Ask For Payment Info Verification When Placing An Order

#28 My Daughter Found The Diaper Cream

#29 “Mum, I’m Going To Boil An Egg To Have On Toast” Me Yelling Back From The Bathroom “Just Give Me A Sec & I’ll Show “Boom”

#30 Girls’ Room Wasn’t Getting Warm So I Took Apart Their Vent, I Now Have A Great Way To Illustrate What It’s Like To Have Four Children

#31 My Husband Left The Nesquick Out

#32 Why Is She Upset? Because She Can’t Have The Corn Oil That She Is Convinced Is Apple Juice

#33 I Gave My 2-Year-Old A Slice Of Cheese To Eat While She Was Watching Some Paw Patrol. Then I Checked On Her A Minute Later

#34 I Got One Child To Nap, The Other One Is Stubborn

#35 Today I Learned That If You Let Your Child Pour Their Own Syrup They Will Invent “Pancake Soup”

#36 Take Your Child To Work Day Summed Up In One Photo

#37 My Nephew Woke Up From His Nap With A Sippy Cup Nobody Had Seen For 3 Weeks

#38 Thug Life

#39 30 Pairs Of My Kid’s Socks. Not A Single Pair. I Don’t Even Remember Us Buying So Many Socks

#40 I Swear I Don’t Know Where He Learned This

#41 Shopping Is Hard

#42 When You Find Your Pants In The Toilet After Asking Your Toddler To Help You With Laundry

#43 When You’ve Got Glass Shower Doors And A Toddler That Won’t Stay Out

#44 How My Kids See My Car

#45 The Moment When You Realized Your Toddler Spent 30 Minutes Trying To Unlock Your iPad

#46 Badass Little Cousin

#47 This Is What Happens When You Put A 7-Year-Old In Charge Of Dishwasher Duty

#48 This Apple My Son Was “Done With”

#49 Naps With A 4-Year-Old

#50 She Was Being So Quiet, We Thought She Fell Asleep. Nope, Just Silently Applying Butt Paste To Her Face

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