26 Photos Showing the Joys and Challenges of Young Parents
Happiness is when someone eats, drinks, smiles at you, cries or runs around your home like a hurricane! How can one not love those little hands, feet, and eyes? How can one not melt from a little kid's hug? Though not all of us have a rich experience in communicating with little kids, there are many internet users that gladly share photos that show their relationships with their own kids.
Bright Side has collected 26 photos from the lives of moms and dads that are taking their first steps into the world of parenthood.
"This is how I began my 9 weeks of paternity leave. Couldn't be happier."
"At first, we were both scared..."
The Holy Patron of Newborns
Being a parent means supporting your kid both directly and indirectly...
... even when your baby is feeling a little under the weather.
"My nephew wouldn't let my sister go without crying, so she swapped her hand for a ketchup bottle that weighed the same as her hand."
"Here is my husband on day 1 of paternity leave."
Parents should always be ready for their kids' experiments with paint...
... and for getting creative congratulations from colleagues.
The first rule of a young father is to always cover a kid's head.
"Our cat is very protective of our newborn. She does not approve of her getting a bath."
"I came home from work to find all my guys sleeping."
"I asked my brother how my niece was doing and he sent me this..."
"I'm not sure if I'm successful at bringing up children, but I'm really good at balancing."
You instantly get several superabilities when you become a mother.
Learning together is always fun!
It's not necessary to give up your favorite hobby when you become a parent.
However, sometimes you do sacrifice your comfort.
There are many interesting things waiting for you ahead!
Sometimes kids can make your head spin around.
It's very important for the baby and your pet to find a common language.
If it happens, you'll be able to trust them around each other.
You should be ready to forget about your personal space. Kids will never leave you alone - even if you work in a basement.
Or when you simply want to use the bathroom.
But they will always show their gratitude with love and care.
"My 4-year-old daughter gave me this bouquet of flowers today... I'm so happy!"
That's what real happiness in parenthood looks like! A father found this message in his bag during a business trip:
What happy and challenging moments of parenthood can you recall? Please tell us about them in the comments!