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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5 months ago

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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5 months ago

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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5 months ago

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

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Hseed
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5 months ago

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

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hobbitly
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5 months ago

Whats wrong with cartoons?

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Foxxy (The Original)
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5 months ago

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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5 months ago

They grow faster than your muscles adapt....

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Hans
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5 months ago

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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5 months ago

This is very sweet :)

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Hseed
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5 months 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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5 months ago

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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5 months ago

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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5 months ago

💕

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ElsewhereElseTV
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5 months ago

._.

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Hans
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5 months 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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5 months ago

That happens to me with my cat

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cat man
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5 months 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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5 months 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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5 months ago

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

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Hans
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5 months ago

"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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5 months ago

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

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SilverLining
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5 months ago

You forgot the wider hips and fatter feet lol

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Hans
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5 months ago

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

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Hans
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5 months ago

And it get exponential with additional ones...

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Foxxy (The Original)
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5 months ago (edited)

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

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TheHerplover
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5 months ago

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

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Zuila
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5 months ago

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

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Evil Little Thing
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5 months ago

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

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GenXandEarnedItAll
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5 months ago

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

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Rosemari Ferreira Gebbran
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5 months ago

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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