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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2 years ago

this is a pretty smart idea!

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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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2 years 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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2 years 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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2 years 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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2 years 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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2 years 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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2 years ago

Just summoning her imaginary friend!

Podunkus
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2 years ago

It won’t work without the lit birthday candles.

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Tabitha L
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2 years ago

I'm calling BS on this one. That circle is too perfect, lines too straight.

Thundercuss
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2 years ago

Lots of these are staged. Still funny though.

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Sebastian Flores
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2 years ago

I said sanitize not satanize

Audrey LeDosquet
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2 years ago

Ok, I laughed a little... Ok, ok, I laughed a lot 🤣🤣😈

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Stacy Krupilis
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2 years ago

You might want to take away her copy of How to Summon Demons Toddler Edition.

Erin
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2 years ago

So tired of seeing this same photo on every one of these threads.

Ryan Baker
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2 years ago

Toy Satan, ARISE

Gabrielle Albert
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2 years ago

I can get behind this religion

Becca Gizmo the Squirrel
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2 years ago

Like I said before it's a protection circle

Max Han
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2 years ago

Yeeeeesss I shall rise again!

-= Mila =-
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2 years ago

Don’t disturb her religious circle!

TyreGuy
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2 years ago

HOLY SHIT WHAT THE FUCK ARE YOU TEACHING YOUR KIDS?!

Holly Ann
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2 years ago

I don’t care who you are this is hilarious

AMYAH MINOTT-STARLING
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2 years ago

devil cure for corona

Lily Bussan
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2 years ago

Is she sacrificing the ladybug

AMYAH MINOTT-STARLING
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2 years ago

the cure!!

Dave Chapman
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2 years ago

Ok...that's hilarious! Of course we know this was setup by Mom...still funny AH (as heck)!!

Naomi Cline
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2 years ago

“No Katniss, don’t do it!”😂

Alena De Leon
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2 years ago

When you said sanitize but she heard satanize 😭😭😭🤣🤣🤣

Johanne Trudeau
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2 years ago

The devil made her do it!!! LOL!!!

Alison Coles
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2 years ago

Way too neat for a child of that age to have done that! I suspect outside involvement! haha

danielw
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2 years ago

So... better go look up Dresden's number.

Jan Tore Kvarsnes
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2 years ago

She probably just finished Doom Eternal

Ampi
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2 years ago

A harmless pentagram... From hell!

Blue
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1 year ago

cute but fake

Lucas Alves Quevedo
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2 years ago

Lovely <3

HorrorWeirdo
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2 years ago

Summoning Satan... Seriously, that’s a friggin pentagram

Jade Drew
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2 years ago

Literally zero chance that the child did that

Don Flynn
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2 years ago

Believe in yourself kiddo!

Krista-Lise Endahl
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2 years ago

This is truly hysterical.

Aleksey Elfstrom
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2 years ago

I'm analysing the circle of toys like a crazy person and, if it doesn't work it's because all the green toys are in one corner but the rest of the toys are not color sorted. I've never summoned before buy the corners are there to place five things or five sets of related things on. like green toys, blue toys, yellow toys, red toys, white toys. Or soft, toys, squishy toys, hard toys, stretchy toys, noisy toys. Depending on which dark god of playtime they're after.

Junebug04
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2 years ago

Bro I'd be outta there lol

Tony Mariotti
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2 years ago

we have a spiky ball like those...we call it the coronaball. Your daughter may be conguring a coronademon...js

Flora MacDonald
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2 years ago

This is sacred geometry. Wow!

Kyra Davis
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2 years ago

if you experience anything weird move to another country

Al Reilly
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2 years ago

Supernatural fan I'm guessing!!

Mike Williams
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2 years ago

Whatever you do, don't let her have any candles!

Ruth Fitch
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2 years ago

scary

Cameron Metcalf
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2 years ago

does the kid know what it means

Tiffany McBride
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2 years ago

Okay mom, nobody believes your kid is that focused. You made the pentagram. Fess up.

Bruce Kunde
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2 years ago

I'd check out her teacher when this is over...

egracec
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2 years ago

What does she want the ladybug to be possessed by?

Alena De Leon
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2 years ago

When you said sanitize but she heard satanize 😭🤣

Catherine Hildebrand
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2 years ago

She may also be exorcising a few, depending upon where she stands in relation to the pentagram❣️

SF Angel
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2 years ago

Sleep with one eye op...wait. Second thought. Don't fall asleep

Tara Olson
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2 years ago

i love this!!!!!

Ashley Wright
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2 years ago (edited)

Which parent put this together?

spharoe
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2 years ago

Hail the forces of the West!

Curious Cat
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2 years ago

so.. summoning a demon.

Jeff Diamond
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2 years ago

Oh my. If she starts speaking in tongues, you're in trouble.

Iron Roses
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2 years ago

I respect this kid.

Cathy Carey
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2 years ago

Imaginary?

Anna D
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2 years ago (edited)

Creative.

Sonia Archer
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2 years ago

Oh uh. . . that dolly in the middle just bought it! LOL!!!

Christine LaPorte
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2 years ago

Creating her own little planet.

PanditoBandito
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2 years ago

Oh no you didnt... omg!

Carolyn Davis
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2 years ago

Dumb!

Kelly Hartle
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2 years ago

You did want her to improve her spelling...

Claire Armstrong
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2 years ago

Aw come on parents - it's just her daily offering to Satan. No biggie

Jeremy Griffith
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2 years ago

Summoning the Dark Brotherhood to assassinate the parents?

Patty Leaton
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2 years ago

ha ha

Stacey Grant
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2 years ago

Mom has summoned the demon but forgot the salt to keep confined inside the circle. Better call Sam & Dean for help while you still can!

Stacey Grant
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2 years ago

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2 years ago

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TrashPandaru
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2 years ago

Yeah, I strongly suspect this is actually the parent's work

Annette Ayres
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2 years ago

yeah your kid is into witchcraft, and I magician, of the black art, \\m//. <3 :) <3

Philippa Morrissey
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2 years ago

OMG HAHA

Harleen
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2 years ago

Is she trying to summon something or get back home...?

arthur lindsay coker
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2 years ago

The little Witch!

Donald Holder
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2 years ago

This has got to be staged. How does a young child understand how to make this symbol?

Annabeth Chase
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2 years ago

A ritual: "'By sacrificing miss Ladybug, i will summon you...becuz im bored and i want to scare my mom."'

Sharon Theis
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2 years ago

Looks like math to me! ✅

Mallory Douglas
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2 years ago

Well duh, she is exorcising the demon out of that ladybug 🐞

Tiffany Harris
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2 years ago

I’m pretty sure this is a re-enactment of scene from criminal Minds...

Diane Yousif
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2 years ago

Just don’t fall asleep ... lol

Steve Barker
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2 years ago

Ya'll fixin' to visit another dimension.

Evita
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2 years ago

she.........she..... needs a.... favor

Noez 🇸🇪
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2 years ago

Uuhm...

Alex Hogan
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2 years ago

This is hysterical! I had to repost.

Sakshi Sehgal
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2 years ago

Isn’t that a Devil’s trap?

Stacey Grant
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2 years ago (edited)

Nope, wrong symbol. This is a pentacle of protection, not summoning. Watch more Sam and Dean! Lol

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Enki Valeriano
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2 years ago

Oh no! Hahahaha

Theory Buchannon
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2 years ago

I'd do that ngl

Thomas Es Thomas
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2 years ago

R-iiiiiise ladybug.

Hannah Boning
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2 years ago

summoning SATAN lol

Nora the mistake 0_o
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1 year ago

oh hell nah.....

tinker bell
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1 year ago

😳

Jolee Hang
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2 years ago

It's not the strange way she has arranged her toys or what she is doing that has me concerned...I'm convinced by how perfect she made the star and circle that she is summoning a demon

ZanePlayz
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2 years ago

she is trying to summon her ghost friends!!

Piccolo_didn't_deserve_this
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2 years ago

UM, CLARICE PUT DOWN YOUR LITTLE BROTHER

Laisha Perales
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2 years ago

TOYS BE ALIVE

Beep Bop
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2 years ago

Can I tell you about my religion?

Raven Scott
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2 years ago

Yeah no, that kid didn’t do that

Mishte Tine
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2 years ago (edited)

She sure knows how to measure (the star, not the circle)

Pansy Parkinson
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2 years ago

I think you mean DEMON!!

Isabella White
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2 years ago

Gotta start 'em young

valérie B-971
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2 years ago

I said sanitize dude..!

Lily Rogers
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2 years ago

i just realised the reflection aswell hahah

Don Jon
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2 years ago

fake. staged photo. don't exploit your kids.

Kostas
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2 years ago

"kid"

Johnny Q Mattie
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2 years ago

Women are born witches.

Bored Panda
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2 years ago

Hermione here

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Mewton’s Third Paw
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2 years ago

Sitting in the corny thing you created for internet points?

2BX
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2 years ago

Staged

Batty
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2 years ago

Duh

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Ed
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2 years ago

Fake.

Fulllength
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2 years ago

Seems like a setup

GeeGee
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2 years ago

Riiii-iiiiight. The kid made this.

yee
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2 years ago

dude it's a joke...

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That's not cute. Spiritual forces of death are real and want us to harm our children and want corrupt. Jesus said let the children come unto me and t ht at is the source of life for children.

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#8

Tolerance

Tolerance

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Vicky
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2 years 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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2 years 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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2 years 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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Carol Emory
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2 years ago

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

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#12

The New Office View

The New Office View

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-= Mila =-
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2 years 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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2 years 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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2 years 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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2 years 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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2 years 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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2 years 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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2 years ago

Nickelodeon!

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#19

Working From Home

Working From Home

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glowworm2
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2 years 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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2 years 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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2 years 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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2 years 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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2 years 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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2 years 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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2 years 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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2 years 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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2 years 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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2 years ago

Nooooo

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#29

Break Time. Homeschooling

Break Time. Homeschooling

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Soggy Crumpet
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2 years 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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2 years ago

awesome dad right their. wish my dad was that fun

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