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Corey Sutton | Brekky producer

This may come as a surprise to you, but parenting isn’t always sunshine and lollipops

Quite often there is a lot of tears, plenty of screaming, and the occasional toilet dilemma.

Mum and blogger Ilana Wiles created an Instagram account that seeks to reveal the reality of parenting through photos. Somewhat appropriately, the account is titled Average Parent Problems.

Check out some of the best parenting photos that perfectly describe the everyday problems parents will go through.

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For more serious parenting and family dynamics info, check out Take the test: understanding personality typesAre you an effective parent? and How to respect peers and siblings even if you aren’t friends, or click here for a range of funny and helpful articles.

Tune in to Mornings with Mike every Monday between 9am and noon to hear 98five’s parenting pro Graham Irvin.

@98five Instagram/Mike and Graham Irvine during June Appeal 2017


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