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Most of us know by now never to go to Twitter for advice.
But model Chrissy Teigen made the understandable error of turning to the hive mind for guidance on the universal struggle that is parenting.
I am having a very rough day and it would help me a lot if any moms would like to share stories of their kids being mean to them — chrissy teigen (@chrissy teigen)
Naturally, Twitter responded to the sincere, empathetic plea with stories that could have been plucked from the depths of hell.
Such as kids harshly insulting you with words that they (hopefully) don't even understand yet.
@chrissyteigen My 5yo daughter called me a pussy the other day. — maureenshaw (@maureenshaw)
Or the simple yet excruciating calm rejection your love.
@chrissyteigen my one year old son tells me no every time I kiss him 😩 — Bee💋 (@Bee💋)
@beeboujee Same except I get an added smack to the face — chrissy teigen (@chrissy teigen)
Even worse, some toddlers tease their parents with the very food they paid for and provided.
@chrissyteigen Last week, my 20 month old offered me a bite of her food. As I went to accept it, she snatched it ba… https://t.co/4gv85CKK3i — Ande Wall (@Ande Wall)
@chrissyteigen she lifted her tiny pudgy fists to her eyes and slowly rotated them while saying “wah wah wah” at me. — Ande Wall (@Ande Wall)
@chrissyteigen I just wanted a damn bite of her Mac n cheese and she crushed me. — Ande Wall (@Ande Wall)
Or pretend that mummy simply doesn't exist at all.
All parents want their kids to be well-versed financially, but there's a limit.
It gets even more concerning.
Bullying can begin at any age.
At least other parents are here to share your pain.
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