Parenting Is Easy, as Told by Stock Images

Meet Sara Given, a first-time mom who’s found her place in the online parenting world by poking fun at it. Her blog It’s Like They Know Us rounds up all those ridiculously idyllic parenting stock photos you hate so much and adds the snarky captions they deserve. And her new book, Parenting is Easy! (You’re Probably Just Doing it Wrong), takes the fun to a whole new level. Here, some of the excerpts that made us laught the hardest.
ByAnisa Arsenault
Associate Editor
Updated
Mar 2017
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Honey, I'm Home

“Hello, beautiful, young wife who is happy and clean after being home all day with the baby.”

“Hello, just-the-right-amount-of-ruggedly-handsome husband who is happy and smiling after a full day of work.”

“Life is beautiful.”

“I know. It’s probably all of the sleep we are getting.”

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Braving The Baby Boards

“I’m just going to post a quick question about my baby’s eating/sleeping/pooping habits. I am sure it won’t escalate from friendly advice into a battle royale of parenting philosophies fueled by deeply held beliefs, anecdotal advice, and links to articles no one ever clicks on.”

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Prenatal Adventure Yoga

Month eight is the perfect time to scamper out over some slippery ocean rocks for a little mindful meditation.

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Breastfeeding Queen

Breastfeeding is always beautiful and intuitively easy. Plus, everyone gets a fun crown.

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Baring It All

At nine months pregnant, who even cares anymore? Do what you want.

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Pregnancy Goddess

Catching a beautiful sunrise is easy when you’re up every 12 minutes to pee.

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Parenting Is Easy

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