Parenting is difficult. It's rewarding. And Anastasiya Lykova perfectly illustrates every bit of it in her cute comics. No wonder, the Russian artist is currently raising a baby boy so she's really well-versed in sleepless nights, temper tantrums, you know, the whole shebang. Continue scrolling to check out the chaotic reality of bringing up a child through Lykova's eyes and upvote your favorite pictures!

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Xavier Elsner
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do they not see the 2 year old?

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"My son's name is Timothy, he is two years old," Lykova introduced her boy to Bored Panda. "He is very humble with strangers, but a real boss with relatives, especially his mother."The artist said that her life has changed a lot since she brought Timothy into this world. And only for the better.

"After his birth, there was a strong reappraisal of values, during which I found my destiny. Also, I realized that before Timothy, I had a lot of free time and opportunities that I did not appreciate."

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Catlady6000
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Knows abc's, all the presidents and higher order calculus, but you're the only one she does it in front of

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However, the 29-year-old agreed that motherhood has its challenges. "I have very little time that I can devote to myself and my personal development in other areas, of course, there's also a greater financial constraint." But all of these things are mere nuances. Her boy means the world to Lykova and she's thankful for every second that she gets to spend with him.

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Longers
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i'm still in the sticker stage... i'm 31.

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Hseed
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Hahaha I'm laughing so hard at this post!!

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hobbitly
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Whats wrong with cartoons?

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Foxxy (The Original)
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No one really talked about the hair loss after childbirth so when I was losing big clumps of hair I freaked out. It is completely normal.

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Hans
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They grow faster than your muscles adapt....

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Hans
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Nice one. And probably the right one for all those that will comment the series again with "finally no children for me".

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Nea
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This is very sweet :)

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Hseed
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1 week ago

Keep up!!! I'm so proud of my wife for that... society is so f'd up with breastfeeding. It should be encouraged, not embarrassing! And of course I'm ok with the formula option, just don't make weird what should be (and is) the natural option.

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Hans
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Haha, didn't I comment on that a few minutes ago? You could cut those nails daily, it still happens.

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Lauren Caswell
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So true! I scared a few ppl when I stood in queues in late stage pregnancy XD I'd turn to the side and inevitably hear a 'whoah'

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Gillbella
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1 week ago

💕

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1 week ago

._.

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Hans
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1 week ago

Children rarely get too cold despite our tendency to add the blanket. Can be done 10 times an hour, does not help anyway.

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Animal lover❤
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1 week ago

That happens to me with my cat

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cat man
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1 week ago

i know when i roller blade on them it is so hard and for no reason how about we use plastic melt it down and use that for roads it will be smooth,cheap, and more ecofreindly because people will just throw away bottles

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Jef Bateman
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1 week ago

Children in tantrums can be overwhelming. Go to another room and get some distance before you lose your temper.

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Annabeth Chase
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To be honest, when is the first scene ever a reality?

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Hans
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"Sleep like a baby" is really a stupid idiom. I prefer not to sleep like a baby, because it means to frequently wake up.

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Gabi
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I love how the child looks at her :D also, TOTALLY true....

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SilverLining
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You forgot the wider hips and fatter feet lol

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Hans
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1 week ago

What is this smell? Why does the diaper suddenly gets warm?

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Hans
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And it get exponential with additional ones...

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TheHerplover
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1 week ago

I need to get back to the human zoo! It's feeding time!!

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Foxxy (The Original)
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1 week ago (edited)

Several hours! more like 2 years lol. Well for me anyway.

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Zuila
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I let the kids cook with me. They have fun and I get to cook the meal without fuss.

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GenXandEarnedItAll
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Hahahahaha. The baby's tongue sticking out is great.

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Evil Little Thing
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1 week ago

My son just got his finger out his nose. He's 15.

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Rosemari Ferreira Gebbran
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I play with the kid, run around, clean the house and work a freaking lot and I'm still fatter than before pregnancy.

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Annabeth Chase
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3 days ago

Anyone else have a permanent negative 100 inner battery?

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Chrissie Mörbe
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What is the last one? Chocolate? Soil? Poop?

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Helena R
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Sooo thirsty

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Freya the Wanderer
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Kids ALWAYS play with "educational" toys and games in every way except the intended way.

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Food baby

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Foxxy (The Original)
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That is why you should have all the changing stuff ready prior to taking the nappy off. If you have boys have 2 new nappies but to the side and as soon as you take the nappy off quickly cover the penis with a new one so if they wee it soaks into the new nappy instead of the carpet/floor etc. If he pees in the new nappy then at least you already have another spare.

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That's gonna take a while to get off

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Hans
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Do not forget battling over crumbs that fell to the ground!

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Annabeth Chase
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3 days ago

hahahaha the kid and mom's expressions! Priceless!

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Mere Cat
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1 week ago

I cut my hair shorter to keep my baby from pulling it while breastfeeding. She just reached further to get the hair which made the situation even worse.

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GenXandEarnedItAll
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Skorts were the best invention ever for us mommies!

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Flisey
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I have one ten percenter and two ninety percenters.

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TheHerplover
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1 week ago

I actually saw someone bring their toy poodle to a sandbox with kids in it, set the dog down, the dog pooped, and it bit one of the kids. The lady then walked away as if nothing happened

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The kitty <3

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Panda Kicki
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Always!

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ZooMom
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When our son was born I taught my husband choking/CPR protocol. I never will forget what an instructor told me when I balked at the force required when attempting to dislodge an obstruction/perform compressions on an infant doll. “Trust me, when you are trying to save his life, bruises are the least of your worries.” I thought this was valuable as real scenario advice and repeated it to my concerned husband during the doll demonstration. One year later he saved our son’s life when he swallowed a cracker whole in another room. This hits home.

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GenXandEarnedItAll
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This is the pain scale I use on my patients who aren't critical. 0-no pain, 10-stepping on a lego in the middle of the night on your way to the bathroom. Humor is the best medicine.

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eimipet
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So me

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GenXandEarnedItAll
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When the baby sleeps, you sleep.

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Annabeth Chase
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Where is da-da?

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GenXandEarnedItAll
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I think a chip is implanted on our ear and butt while we're in the recovery room. As soon as you try to make a phone call or sit on the toilet it sends a signal to your children telling them they need something from mommy.

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GenXandEarnedItAll
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I usually hear my chairs scraping across the floor on its way to something up high that was put up there to keep it from my kids...

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