Parenting is full of highs and lows.

Some days you’re posting adorable photos of your kids all snuggled up and being sweet, and other days you’re wiping applesauce out of your eyes and wondering what would happen if you just locked yourself in the closet for a while and let them duke it out themselves.

Now there’s an Instagram account that perfectly embodies all of the funny, frustrating, and heartwarming moments that parenting has to offer. It’s called Lego Dad and, as the name suggests, its creator uses Legos to re-enact the situations that virtually all parents find themselves in.

For example:

And this:


Seriously... why do schools send kids home with a recorder? #legodad #lego #recorder #shootme

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And you’ve definitely experienced this:


Damn kids. #lego #legodad #kids #sloth #slowpoke

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Or how about this one?

UPS coordinates delivery time with nap time. #lego #legodad #hulk

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We can’t get enough of these posts. Click here to give him a follow. ┬áBy the way, have you stepped on Legos before? SO PAINFUL! It’s hard to believe tiny toys can cause that much agony.


Lauren Levine is a freelance writer who has contributed to publications and websites including The Charlotte Observer, U.S. News & World Report, American Way magazine, The Huffington Post, Hello Giggles, Bustle, Thrillist, Thought Catalog, and others.