Early parenthood in paintings


When the baby wakes up at 4:37 am

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When the baby smiles at something you did

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When you finally got the baby to sleep but the Amazon delivery guy rings the doorbell:

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When your baby grows out of her size 3 diapers and you realize she will go to college someday:

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When you’re trying to change the baby quickly and she keeps trying to flip over:

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When your baby shows A Symptom and you’re reading Dr.Google  to see what’s wrong

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When you think you see the first tooth:

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When you cut the baby’s nails wrong

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When you go out with the baby and need to take her stuff:

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When you’re trying to get the baby to smile for the camera:

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When your baby-less friends post on Facebook:

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When it takes you 40 minutes to put your baby to sleep and you hear her waking up 25 minutes later:

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When you, your spouse, and your parents are all in the kitchen and you hear a baby noise in the living room:

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When the baby is crying because she needs to be changed and fed and your cell phone rings:

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When you’re trying to kiss and hug your baby but she only wants to crawl and roll over:

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When you’re bracing yourself for the spit up

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The spit-up:

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Your living room at the end of the day:

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When the baby is asleep for the night:

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When you are asleep for the night, with the monitor next to you:

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