#1 When you realize you have more experience taking care of pets than taking care of children
That moment you realize your scratching your nieces belly like a dog while she sits on your lap.
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#2 When you don’t have actual dishware
Nothing says 20 something like serving a 6 year old Nutella in a shot glass.
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#3 When you still get easily distracted by your stomach
Swaddled a newborn sim baby today and all I could think about was the tiny infant burrito, which just made me think of food
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#4 When you are shocked by everyday things kids are capable of
This morning I watched a little boy puke in his moms purse as she was carrying him through the rain.
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#5 When you realize helping kids with homework is legitimately hard
Doing my own homework for the whole day was 20x easier then trying to help my little brother get his 3rd grade work done
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#6 When simply holding a baby feels like an intense workout
I carried baby Blair for 5 mins yesterday & i can hardly raise my arm as if ive done body pump
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#7 When you forget kids need assistance with just about everything
When you get distracted by a jacket and a stranger has to help your niece on to an escalator!
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#8 When you forget them when they are in your care
Totally just forgot my little cousin on the store
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#9 When you still are not OK with sharing things
Can’t even eat a bowl of cereal without my nieces asking for a bite or the whole thing
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#10 When babysitting for one night exhausts you for days
Still wiped out form babysitting last night.
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#11 When you realize your lifestyle is dangerous to kids
My nightstand is full of coins, bobby/safety pins, etc. A buffet of things small kids eat.
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#12 When simple dreams about kids give you anxiety
Last night I dreamt that I gave birth to two twin girls and ALL day I’ve been freaking out how I’m going take care of these non-existing, tiny humans
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#13 When your nails take priority over everything
Last night i dreamt i had a baby and also that my manicure was ruined. guess which thing i was most concerned about?
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#14 When a kid’s meltdown sounds so scary to you, it’s the equivalent of someone being murdered
Sounded like someone was getting killed outside my apartment. Turns out it was just a child having a temper tantrum.
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#15 When you can’t even keep fake kids alive
First day with my tamagotchi app, it’s dead already.
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#16 And when you know – no matter how much you prepare – this is still going to be you after having a kid
Nurse: *handing me a newborn* You got this?
Me: Sometimes I have to dig through the trash to re-read the instructions for mac ‘n’ cheese
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