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4 funny but true stages every parent goes through with their kids
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4 funny but true stages every parent goes through with their kids

Mfonobong Akpan

Being a parent is a wonderful experience – the high, the lows and everything in between. Celebrating children’s day today, we take a look at 4 funny but true stages every parent goes through with their kids.

Total dependence: From the time you set your eyes on that little adorable creature, they steal your heart and you just want to do everything for the sweet little darling. They aren’t much trouble and you love how they are so dependent on you and don’t have an opinion to share. The good days until…

4 funny but true stages every parent goes through with their kids

They grow older and can move around and talk – toddlers. At this stage they can be pretty exhausting; they keep you on your toes and screaming – don’t do that!, Don’t go there! You can’t seem to catch break until…

4 funny but true stages every parent goes through with their kids

They begin to break away: They don’t seem to need your help that much anymore – except with food, shelter and money, etc. They are teenagers now, they have a opinion and it gets like a war zone in the home more often than not.

4 funny but true stages every parent goes through with their kids

Adults: They are all grown up now, maybe going off to college or leaving home to their own place. They can be on their own now. It’s a hurtful thing for parents to see their ‘babies’ all grown, independent and not needed them anymore, but they are happy anyways – they don’t need to dig into their pockets anymore.

4 funny but true stages every parent goes through with their kids

Happy Children’s Day!