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14 Honest Pictures That Prove Children Change Our Lives Terrifically

There are events in every person’s life that change everything very fast. However, an unhappy relationship, a prom, a diploma — none of these things will change your life as much as having children. And not everyone has the same attitude toward having a baby. So, is having a baby a nightmare or a dream come true?

Bright Side decided to prepare future parents and made 14 illustrations that demonstrate the changes that mothers and fathers are going to go through. And experienced parents will see that our pictures are completely true.

1. Parents sense beauty in a different way.

14 Honest Pictures That Prove Children Change Our Lives Terrifically

2. The quality of things is still important. But the things are different.

14 Honest Pictures That Prove Children Change Our Lives Terrifically

3. Traveling transforms

14 Honest Pictures That Prove Children Change Our Lives Terrifically

4. They forget the words “loneliness” and “calm.”

14 Honest Pictures That Prove Children Change Our Lives Terrifically

5. Now it’s a challenge to walk through a room in the dark.

14 Honest Pictures That Prove Children Change Our Lives Terrifically

6. Life is still going to be fun, but in a different way.

14 Honest Pictures That Prove Children Change Our Lives Terrifically

7. And you don’t need a lot to be happy.

14 Honest Pictures That Prove Children Change Our Lives Terrifically

8. When you have a child, you may think: “What’s the point of cleaning?”

14 Honest Pictures That Prove Children Change Our Lives Terrifically

9. Leaving home is not an easy task.

14 Honest Pictures That Prove Children Change Our Lives Terrifically

10. Perspective is important.

14 Honest Pictures That Prove Children Change Our Lives Terrifically

11. Things don’t matter anymore.

14 Honest Pictures That Prove Children Change Our Lives Terrifically

12. You have no time to work.

14 Honest Pictures That Prove Children Change Our Lives Terrifically

13. The most important thing is to not lose yourself.

14 Honest Pictures That Prove Children Change Our Lives Terrifically

14. And the most important bonus is the child’s unconditional love.

14 Honest Pictures That Prove Children Change Our Lives Terrifically

Bonus: Once you have a child, you can forget about your sleeping arrangement.

14 Honest Pictures That Prove Children Change Our Lives Terrifically

How much did your life change when you had children? Or are you not ready for such a serious step yet? Share your experience and opinion in the comment section below.

Illustrated by Ekaterina Gapanovich and Astkhik Rakimova for Bright Side