24 photos that sum up life as a parent

Have you got a baby on the way? If so, congratulations! Your life is about to change in ways that you'll never expect... It may start with sleepless nights and endless feeds, but from the moment your little one starts to walk, you'll understand why kids are often called "little terrors".

You have been warned! If you want a taste of what's to come, check out the hilarious selection below - they may create chaos, but we still love our littles ones to the moon and back!

1. "Hello, anyone there?"

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2. Because toothpaste makes a great cleanser

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3. When you promised him he could go riding...

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4. You only turned your back for a minute...

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5. A clever hiding place

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6. So your kids can't steal the remotes..

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7. Keep them in or keep them out

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8. Never leave a laptop alone with your child

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9. Dressing up like mom and dad!

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10. The number of times he asked "why?" in one day...

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11. When your child takes ages over their homework

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12. When your child is totally immersed in their favorite TV show

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13. When your son thinks that a vacuum cleaner is in fact a landmine detector

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14. Pretending to be coal miners

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15. Mealtime rebellion

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16. A deafening cry!

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17. And you thought they'd have fun removing the stalks

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18. A plea for help!

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19. Two seconds after you cleaned the window

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20. Not bad for a first time

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21. Boys will be boys

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22. When your kids puts an egg in the microwave without telling you

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23. Just giving a book a good wash

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24. Time to tidy up...

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