Let's face it; kids can get worked up about the silliest things. However, if there's an age group that is notorious for strange meltdowns, toddlers take the cake—HANDS DOWN.
While we can probably place the blame for these outbursts on their rapidly developing brains, it's usually a puzzle and a half to figure out how they got so worked up in the first place. And when you do figure it out, the reason is, well, a little bit ridiculous.
In a thread on the subreddit /r/askreddit, parents shared some of the funniest reasons behind their little one's breakdowns, and we rounded up the best responses. Prepare yourself for a good chuckle.
We get it—sometimes, you just can’t hold anything back…
A night cap is one thing, but two? He’s a mad hatter!
We wonder how this kid’s going to react to learning fractions at school...
Sorry buddy, you can’t go back in time!
At least he was being specific.
Quick! Someone call the imaginary fire department! Oh wait...
This can't be worse than your kids hogging the remote, right?
If you get excited when you hear a box of cookies open, then you would understand his disappointment.
You can get your own car when you’re older.
It’s hard to win against nature, kid.
Because blaming the dog is cliché.
Can you paint with all the colours of the Wendy's?
This kid will learn soon enough that you can’t fight gravity.
Sometimes experience is the best teacher, hopefully she knows better now!
Bet he was shocked by this one.
He better be prepared to deal with Thanksgiving dinner
She may not like having a new twin if doesn’t like her current one!
If we've learned one thing from these stories, it's that nobody gets more upset at the world than these small human beings—they're called the 'terrible twos' (and threes... and fours....) for a reason, right?
Do you relate to any of these parents? Has your child ever had a funny breakdown?
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