What Life With a Toddler Really Looks Like (PHOTOS)

Jenny Erikson | Nov 1, 2013 Being a Mom

Toddlers. Amirite? They get into everything. Of course there are the good times, like when your little one learns how to say, “I wuv you!” or when they fall asleep in your arms like when they were babies, but there are also a lot of holy hell I live with short crazy people moments.

Those are times you question your sanity and start clipping coupons for wine. Because sometimes you feel like you done gone lost your ever-loving mind when you walk into a room and find your toddler doing something she definitely should not be doing.

That’s why it’s important to keep a sense of humor about these things. To share with other parents the drama and trauma of it all as we try to raise our kids into functioning members of society. I have one friend with four busy kids at home, including two very busy toddlers. She’s one of the most awesome moms I know, which just goes to show that even the best moms have naughty little ones sometimes.

She cracks me up regularly with her texts. Here are some of my favorite pictures she’s sent and how she’s captioned them.

What's the craziest thing your toddler has gotten into?

  • A Sticky Situation


    Image via Nancy Mallon

    "There are many moments when I'm pretty sure my children hate me. Syrup all over the carpet!"

  • The Car's a Wreck


    Image via Nancy Mallon

    "Reason #246 to not get a new/different vehicle."



  • Spills


    Image via Nancy Mallon

    "If it's not one thing it's something else."

  • Too Quiet


    Image via Nancy Mallon

    "This is why it's bad when she's being quiet...."



  • At the Doctor's Office


    Image via Nancy Mallon

    "Someone is done waiting...."



  • Cosmetics


    Image via Nancy Mallon

    "Someone was very busy getting into stuff yesterday. First it was mascara and perfume then after bedtime nail polish."





  • Still Too Quiet


    Image via Nancy Mallon

    "Her quietness was not good. Purple marker all over herself and 2 of the walls."



  • Nekkid Destruction


    Image via Nancy Mallon

    "My toddler has lost his mind."

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