Quotes About Parenthood That Couldn't Be More Accurate

Most people have no idea what it's truly like to be a parent until they become one themselves.

When it comes to the struggles and rewards of parenthood, the stories we hear and television shows we watch really don't do it justice. There's just nothing that compares to experiencing those highs and lows firsthand.

We've compiled quotes that we feel perfectly embody the absolute essence of what it means to be a parent.

1. This one is for those parents who have friends without kids.

While loved ones without kids may have good intentions, they can be so utterly oblivious to what parent life is like, to the point in which it feels like you're all living on completely different planets.

You got too much sleep? And you're complaining? I'm sorry, but you need to leave.

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2. Here's one for parents who have learned the hard way.

For some children, bedtime is an impossible power struggle.

Parents with strong-willed kiddos know that even the slightest indication that they've won the battle of bedtime will only incite more rebellion.

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3. This quote is for parents who know the struggle of getting the kids in the car.

Only parents who have had little kids will understand that getting the kids settled in the car can be like performing brain surgery.

If it's not done right, it could be a total disaster.

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4. Finally, this one is for the kids who grow up to be parents.

Parents say things to kids about the struggles of parenthood, but they usually don't stick until the shoe is on the other foot and suddenly there are kids screaming in their own car for hours on end.

Let us know what you think of these quotes in the comments and if any or all of them resonate with you.

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