What makes up a “normal” day for you as a parent?

Does it start with kids waking you up so early, you’re pretty sure your head never even touched the pillow? Is the morning full of hair and toothbrushing battles? Every meal punctuated by a refusal to eat vegetables? Is the day ended with an “I don’t want to go bed” tantrum?

Aggravation is just par for the course in the daily life of any parent.

This is the kind of “normal” day portrayed in the video below by Story Of This Life. You can watch Mom sigh and roll her eyes through each imperfect moment, but thankfully, the video doesn’t end there. First you get the pleasure of hearing her toddler describe the very same day, which really hits home why parenthood, frustrations and all, is still such a privilege and a joy. 

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