Schools are closed, you're working from home, and you can't have your kid stay over at their grandparents' place. This situation means that parents are spending more time than ever before with their adorable munchkins. Now, they're getting into all kinds of trouble and driving their parents bananas!

Bored Panda has collected a bunch of funny photos showing the struggles and joys of parenting during the quarantine. Life can be very fun(ny) when you're with your kids all day, every day. However, that means that coming up with activities to keep your children busy is more important than before.

Scroll down, upvote your favorite of these funny kids, and share your own stories about the coronavirus lockdown in the comments below, dear Pandas. When you're done enjoying this list, be sure to check out our post with some great parenting hacks on homeschooling your children during the quarantine right here.

#1

Keep The Kids Busy While At Home

Keep The Kids Busy While At Home

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Lisa loves cats
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3 months ago

this is a pretty smart idea!

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#2

I Know The C-Virus Is Scary, But Try Working With A 4 Year-Old Dressed Like Spiderman Perched On The Kitchen Table Behind You. Day 6

I Know The C-Virus Is Scary, But Try Working With A 4 Year-Old Dressed Like Spiderman Perched On The Kitchen Table Behind You. Day 6

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khyati desai
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3 months ago

Lol, this is awesome

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#3

Y’all I’m Dying! This Is Ben’s Journal Entry From Monday About Our First “Home School” Day. That Last Sentence

Y’all I’m Dying! This Is Ben’s Journal Entry From Monday About Our First “Home School” Day. That Last Sentence

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Kate S
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3 months ago

Points for style

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You're trying to finish your report right before the deadline, but your kid is running around pretending to be a superhero. Or you want to sit down and watch some TV, but that's the moment you realize that your toddler broke it. Ah, the wonders of raising kids! It's a challenge, but there are things you can do so you can focus on your work.

For instance, Allyssa McCabe, a psychology professor at the University of Massachusetts, told The Atlantic that it's easier to keep kids busy during the workday without supervision the older they are. But for those readers out there who have young kids, don't panic just yet!

“For young children, independent play is tough. They really need social interaction. Parents will be tempted to hand over an iPhone or iPad or the like. This is understandable, but parents should also know that the younger the child, the worse this is for their language and cognitive development.”

#4

Maybe I Shouldn’t Have Outsourced My Home-Schooling

Maybe I Shouldn’t Have Outsourced My Home-Schooling

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glowworm2
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3 months ago

Wait until he starts teaching them how to drink out of the toilet!

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#5

Day 12

Day 12

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Kate S
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3 months ago

Keeping it real

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#6

It's A Trap

It's A Trap

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Xavier Wescott
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3 months ago

lol :)

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Instead of making your kid sit surrounded with electronic devices all day long, it's best to go for something that will actually help with their development. Give them art supplies or Play-Doh to get them creating!

Meanwhile, Michelle Martin, a professor at the University of Washington's Informations School and the founder of a children's summer literacy program, recommended that parents play their kids some audiobooks.

You'll be able to focus on work and your child will be engaged and learning. And the best part? While your kid's listening to Harry Potter, you can sneakily listen in, too, when you're taking a break. Now that's a win-win situation if we've ever seen one!

#7

Day 10 Of Quarantine. I Think My Kid Is Up To Something

Day 10 Of Quarantine. I Think My Kid Is Up To Something

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glowworm2
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3 months ago

Just summoning her imaginary friend!

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#8

Tolerance

Tolerance

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Vicky
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3 months ago

Same here

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#9

"Daaaad, We're Bored!" (Day 1 Of Lockdown) "Ummm Ok, Strip This Laptop Down, And This Desktop, And Then Rebuild Them"

"Daaaad, We're Bored!" (Day 1 Of Lockdown) "Ummm Ok, Strip This Laptop Down, And This Desktop, And Then Rebuild Them"

My god it's the most peace and quiet I've had all week!

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sh
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3 months ago

STEM for the win.

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#10

Came Across This On My Morning Walk

Came Across This On My Morning Walk

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FF Bougnat
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3 months ago

Freaking! Looks like horror movie...

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#11

Working From Home As A Parent

Working From Home As A Parent

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3nails4holes
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3 months ago

amateur. that's masking tape. it doesn't have the holding power you need for two kids who have exhibited moderate levels of age-appropriate strength. i recommend t-rex duct tape for this particular job. you're welcome.

Shelley DuVal
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3 months ago

Duct tape them to a wall so they are out of the way, you could do yourself some damage if you forget where you put them and trip over them! Safety first!

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Krazy Kanuck
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3 months ago

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Carol Emory
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3 months ago

Seen this 3 times already..this is getting old.

Hurrem Haseki
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3 months ago

Not as unvaccined children! 😬 .... I'll see myself out 😖😖🤐

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Lara Mig
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3 months ago

I just showed this to my 4 year old to show what will happen to her if she interrupts Mommy at work.

ezPZ
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3 months ago

Working From Home As AA Parent

glowworm2
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3 months ago

"Honey, why are we out of masking tape?"

Keilyn Hiilei
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3 months ago

When I was four my older brother (20 at the time) duct-taped me to the wall and that where I stayed for almost 3 hours until my parents came home. They congratulated him.

Gracie Dodds '26
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2 months ago

Oh no! Haha

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Nancy Sloane
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3 months ago

Just remember to give them potty breaks, so u don't have to clean up messy clothes or the floor!

crysta burdick
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3 months ago

Oh, yeah that t-rex stuff works reaaaaal good!

Patti Vecchiarelli
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3 months ago

Give anyone any ideas?

Ariel Fox
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3 months ago

It's meant as a JOKE! I sure HOPE not...

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Tisha Barry
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3 months ago

Gorilla tape...

Max Han
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3 months ago

Can't you lock them in somewhere and give them food and water one in a while?

Al Reilly
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3 months ago

I was suggesting Gorilla Duct Tape for this

N G
Community Member
3 months ago

A heavy weight, something like a sofa might hold them down better

Labonkers 3
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3 months ago

HAHAHA!....BRILLIANT!

Rima Smele
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3 months ago

Good desicion :D

Edward Hobbs
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3 months ago

The way back from the dead. When you come out your body. You will be faceing forward . Turn around and you will be throne back into your body. From Edward Hobbs in savannah ga. Your welcome. I can't get on Google help me spread the word

Bekah Napolitan
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3 months ago

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TyreGuy
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3 months ago

I was just about to say that.

Karen Murphy
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3 months ago

Glad I am retired!

Gayle Wagner
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3 months ago

This is for you renee

Randy Marinaro
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3 months ago

I thought poor joe would like this

Laura Crawley
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3 months ago

My neighbor has gone into his garage with a TV tray!

Debbie Taylor
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3 months ago

🤣

Aleksey Elfstrom
Community Member
3 months ago

the kids look like they're enjoying being hostages. Be gentle but, if they start moving, make some meaningless bad guy type threats like uh... gods I havent watched a superhero cartoon in too long... Like threaten to turn their cute toys scary?

Esther Vazquez
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3 months ago

hahahaha

Junebug04
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3 months ago

#fail you need duct tape to get the job done

atixc_partner
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3 months ago

lol

Eileen Maley
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3 months ago

working from home

Ninja Kitty
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3 months ago

DONT USE MASKING TAPE!!!!!! YOU GOTTA USE FLEX TAPE!!!!!

backatya
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3 months ago

LOL this is the best

Kristina Belfrage
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3 months ago

Olika metoder när man jobbar hemifrån!

Catherine Todd
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3 months ago (edited)

LOL! Really made me LAUGH OUT LOUD!

Teresa Groth
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3 months ago

Funny and staged!

Antonio Cimota
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3 months ago

lmao!!!!

Jo B. Ventura Gurule
Community Member
3 months ago

OH MY GOD!! Just the right amount of tape so no abuse!!! Love it! If I were a mom or gramma to munchkins like them, I’d do it!!!!

Iron Roses
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3 months ago

They could break through THAT in a heartbeat. Try some REAL tape.

Sharon Vaughn
Community Member
3 months ago

As if that would work. Not on my kids.

Bonnie Seiler
Community Member
3 months ago

funny

Richard Bolger
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3 months ago

A little excessive but its masking tape and they'll break free easily. hahsha

Patty Leaton
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3 months ago

true

Catherine Cavey-Englehart
Community Member
3 months ago

Hahaha

Isaiah Esteban
Community Member
3 months ago

Use duct tape.

Isaiah Esteban
Community Member
3 months ago

Use duct tape to close their mouths.

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Nadine Bates
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3 months ago

Gorilla would be better. At the rate the chaos is going duct tape is for amateurs or new parents.

Evita
Community Member
3 months ago

looks peacefull

Alex
Community Member
3 months ago

Why so serious comments?

Mewton’s Third Paw
Community Member
3 months ago

Because this is like the celebrities whining about quarantine. It just makes them look like shitty adults

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Freya the Wanderer
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3 months ago

If only you could get away with doing this!

Sarkis Kupeyan
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2 months ago

Good Solution....

Raven Scott
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2 months ago

Yay! Child Abuse!

Richard Flynt
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2 months ago

Where is the phone number to the substitute teacher?

Jin Dude
Community Member
3 months ago

That tapes not strong enough, use ropes to bind them.

Dave Green
Community Member
3 months ago

Duct tape works better.

Dawn Ours
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3 months ago

duct tape works better...they can be taped to ceiling ...if you are very fond of them do so above bed ...note works up to age 14...yes we have

Ariel Fox
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3 months ago

SICKO!

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Turtleturleturtle
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3 months ago

This isn't funny, it's abuse (I know it's staged it just still seems bad)

Audrey LeDosquet
Community Member
3 months ago

I agree. I’ve been scrolling the comments to find one like this, and I’ve finally found the silver lining on this. Thx 🙂

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Ayasophya Alturas
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3 months ago

this is amateur. you use duct tape to hold them, and wrap it around their heads completely so they can't lick it off. put them in a closet so you don't trip on them later. barricade the closet door just in case.

Ariel Fox
Community Member
3 months ago

You sound like you've actually DONE this...scary!

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GeeGee
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3 months ago

Not cool

Laura West
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3 months ago

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You have a job. STFU.

-= Mila =-
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3 months ago

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Why though?!?

NeverGoWoke
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3 months ago

Why are you taking this so seriously? 😂

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Johnny Q Mattie
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3 months ago

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Typical woman can’t handle kids and work.

Mugen
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3 months ago

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child abuse

The Original Foxxy Has Herpes
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3 months ago

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How else am I supposed to get off?

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#12

The New Office View

The New Office View

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-= Mila =-
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3 months ago

Barricade the door!

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#13

My Son Discovered That I'm Not Really At Work, But Am Working From Home

My Son Discovered That I'm Not Really At Work, But Am Working From Home

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Zoe's Mom
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3 months ago

'Here's Johnny"

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#14

My Kiddo Cut His Hair Yesterday, Then Agreed To Let Me Have A Little Fun With It Before We Fixed It

My Kiddo Cut His Hair Yesterday, Then Agreed To Let Me Have A Little Fun With It Before We Fixed It

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Max Han
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3 months ago

He looks like a junior professor

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#15

The Children Are Home From School For Two Weeks. Send Help

The Children Are Home From School For Two Weeks. Send Help

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Kate S
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3 months ago

I know I'm not supposed to claw the little humans, but desperate times....

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#16

Schools And Sports Are Cancelled. Social Distancing. I Have Three Kids. Our Cozy Fort

Schools And Sports Are Cancelled. Social Distancing. I Have Three Kids. Our Cozy Fort

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ƒιѕн
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3 months ago

Forts.Are.Awesome.

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#17

Isolation's Going Well

Isolation's Going Well

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JessG
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3 months ago

Where were you that this was going on for so long?!?

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#18

Using My Tears To Clean The Crusted Green Paint Speckled All Over Our House

Using My Tears To Clean The Crusted Green Paint Speckled All Over Our House

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-= Mila =-
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3 months ago

Nickelodeon!

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#19

Working From Home

Working From Home

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glowworm2
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3 months ago

This one is awesome. Chill dad!

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#20

Day 2 Of 6 Week Break And My Kid Already Broke Our TV

Day 2 Of 6 Week Break And My Kid Already Broke Our TV

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Lisa loves cats
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3 months ago

whelp on to the board games

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#21

Tired Of Your Kids Barging In While You Try To Get Some Work Done At Home? Underwear On The Doorknob Works Wonders

Tired Of Your Kids Barging In While You Try To Get Some Work Done At Home? Underwear On The Doorknob Works Wonders

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Carol Emory
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3 months ago

Especially if they've been worn already and come complete with skid mark.

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#22

I Run A DnD Campaign For My 5-Year-Old And 3-Year-Old. Here Is Our Health And Initiative Tracker

I Run A DnD Campaign For My 5-Year-Old And 3-Year-Old. Here Is Our Health And Initiative Tracker

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Becca Gizmo the Squirrel
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3 months ago

Awesome!

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#23

We Went From “Home-Schooling” To A Roller Skating Party Real Quick

We Went From “Home-Schooling” To A Roller Skating Party Real Quick

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Kate S
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3 months ago

Physical education is important too

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#24

I'm Regretting Panic Buying $100 Worth Of LEGO's To End Up With My Children Ignoring Them And Instead Playing With A Cardboard Box And A Can Lid For The Last 2 Hours

I'm Regretting Panic Buying $100 Worth Of LEGO's To End Up With My Children Ignoring Them And Instead Playing With A Cardboard Box And A Can Lid For The Last 2 Hours

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Jim Kang
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3 months ago

Love the creativity.

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#25

I Guess That's How People Will Go Bankrupt

I Guess That's How People Will Go Bankrupt

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sh
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3 months ago

This is why I can't procreate... I have no patience for this type of thing.

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#26

Work From Home

Work From Home

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Ryan Baker
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3 months ago

The best thing is the dad (I assume) is fine with the kid texting his boss random letters, numbers, and emojis, so it ends up like:

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#27

Day 2 Working From Home With This Little Terror

Day 2 Working From Home With This Little Terror

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slackjack
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3 months ago

How could such an angelic face be such a terror?

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#28

While The World Is Fighting Over Toilet Paper, My Toddler Is Giving Ours A Bath

While The World Is Fighting Over Toilet Paper, My Toddler Is Giving Ours A Bath

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khyati desai
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3 months ago

Nooooo

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#29

Break Time. Homeschooling

Break Time. Homeschooling

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Soggy Crumpet
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3 months ago

Looks like yard time when you are in jail

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#30

Day 7 Of Quarantine. Wearing Minnie Mouse Ears Whilst Bench Pressing Kids

Day 7 Of Quarantine. Wearing Minnie Mouse Ears Whilst Bench Pressing Kids

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REDNEKNATION
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3 months ago

awesome dad right their. wish my dad was that fun

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