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Parenting Quotes That Say What We're All Secretly Thinking

Have you ever experienced something, said something, or just simply thought something as a parent that made you think, "Oh man, that can't be normal"?

Well, odds are there are probably other parents out there who have done, said, or thought the exact same thing, but don't admit it because they, too, think they're alone.

Here are some quotes to remind all the parents out that that no, you're definitely not alone. We've all been there too. Your secret is safe with us.

Alexa, play "ear-piercing recorder shrieks and lots of spittle".

On the outside, you smile and encourage your children to "just keep practicing!" after each off-pitch rendition of the same song.

But on the inside... your ears are bleeding.

Still need that Band-Aid?

I'm sure your finger is a little sore but momma couldn't sit properly for a month after you were born so maybe you can just walk the pain off this time.

Sometimes you just need to see where things go.

It's sort of like a learning experience for everyone. If it goes badly, you make sure they never say that ever again.

But if it doesn't... you know... no harm, no foul, right?

I guarantee you're picturing one of your own kids right now.

It's okay, you don't have to say which one it is, but let's not pretend like every single one of our kids is a God-given angel. You know as well as I do that you tiptoe extra quietly past one of their bedrooms in the morning.