Look, we can all admit parenthood doesn’t always go as planned. From the highest highs to the lowest lows, kids take over your life in ways you never expected.
So how do you deal with the moments in life when your toddler hasn’t stopped crying for three hours straight or your son decides to decorate the entire bathroom with toothpaste? You laugh. You have to, because you honestly won’t make it very far if you don’t stop to appreciate the ridiculousness of it all.
And if there’s one dad in particular who perfectly captures these terrible yet humorous moments in parenting, it’s Brian Gordon. In his wildly popular comic series, Fowl Language, Gordon draws inspiration from his own experiences as a dad, and puts all our inner thoughts about parenting into pictures — in ways far better than we ever could.
Scroll on, and enjoy some of our favorites.
Sometimes, you just can’t win.
Reminder: Take advantage of all of life’s little gifts.
Swear words: so exhilarating, so forbidden, so beautifully sung on repeat.
#LifeLessons from Grand Theft Auto.
That moment when you realize the joke’s on you …
Don’t try and understand kid logic. It’ll never happen.
Did you ever think you’d be talking about poop this much?
Pro tip: Always beware of the silent toddler.
It’s not that we don’t care, but …
At the end of the day, just know this: Kids really make NO SENSE.
If you enjoyed these comics, check out Brian’s book, Fowl Language:Welcome to Parenting, available now from Andrew McMeel Publishing.More On