Parenting ain't easy. But there's never been more pressure to do it all "right."

Research shows that the barrage of organic, homemade recipes on Pinterest, mommy-shaming, and picture-perfect social media posts we face create deep anxiety and depression in a lot of parents.

No matter what they do, they just don't feel good enough. Which of course, makes it even harder to raise, teach, and nurture their children.

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When your toddler has a meltdown, it's perfectly natural to want to fly off the handle.

There's nothing more infuriating than a small human repeatedly demanding something that's physically impossible for you to give them, or wailing because you had to punish them after repeatedly telling them to knock it off.

"I CREATED YOU, YOU LITTLE MONSTER. I CAN DESTROY YOU," you might want to say (though you never would). You love your kids — of course you do — but damn if they aren't the best at pushing you to your breaking point.

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Summer is here. The season of backyard barbecues, long evenings by the bonfire, and a nagging worry that every parent can relate to — the dangers that come with a swimming pool.

The chances a child will die from drowning are relatively low, according to the CDC. But still — it's great to be prepared to step in and help with CPR, should it ever be necessary.

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Parenting can be as hard as it is fulfilling.

Having kids means you’re diving into a world full of love. But you’ll also rarely know exactly what’s ahead.

In honor of embracing the madness, here’s a collection of the sometimes sweet, sometimes silly, but always very real moments that make up the day-to-day life of parents:

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