5 Photos That Sum Up Everything Agonizing About Being a Mom (PHOTOS)

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Every day with kids is filled with minor tragedies, from poopy pants to raids on the jar of Nutella ... which is why we should all be glad to have a new outlet for these moments: an Instagram account called Average Parent Problems, where moms can laugh at others' misfortunes, and post their own.

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The account was founded by the parenting blogger behind Mommyshorts, and I hafta say, it's genius. I love how it allows parents to see their mundane problems through a humorous lens, because if we can't laugh, we're doomed! Here are a few of my favorites (foul language alert on #5): 

This one happens to me every. Freakin. Day. And it really, really hurts.

When you find the missing Lego in the worst way possible. #averageparentproblems foot belongs to: @mommyshorts

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Thank god this kid didn't get ahold of the jelly, too. 

As a Nutella lover, this one is particularly CRUSHING. #averageparentproblems photo: @mariama.zakaria

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Yup, this is the case against taking your toddler anywhere in public, ever.

This is what we call Potty Training Problems. She got new shoes too. Maybe this girl is onto something! #averageparentproblems photo: @madametinam

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So innocent ... yet so inappropriate.

FU too, kid. #averageparentproblems

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Ah, mispronunciations. They're hilarious in hindsight, yet so mortifying when they happen.

What "average" parenting problem makes you laugh?

 

Image via Average Parent Problems/Instagram

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