New Parents Expectations Vs. Reality

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In case the need to find the humor in parenting is a new experience for you, or you just missed it the first time, let’s revisit one of the better satires on parents to be.

In this now classic video from the Andersons of The Story of This Life called, “When We Have Kids,” the idealistic couple is shown two years in the past outlining exactly what they expect from their baby-on-the-way — while flashes from the present completely contradict everything they say.

The video is funny but also hits home — It demonstrates how the experience of getting through life as a parent is much more akin to a roller coaster than a planned car trip.

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