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Average Parent Problems On Instagram Captures The Rollercoaster Of Life With Kids

Whether it's a screaming tantrum on the floor in the supermarket, or your child refusing to go to sleep, these photos of "average parent problems" will no doubt look familiar.

Mum blogger Ilana Wiles set up an Instagram account, called the account Average Parent Problems, to show the (sometimes) funny side of what parents have to go through when bringing up children.

With more than 137,000 followers and posts receiving more than 5,000 likes, Wiles' account has certainly hit a chord with her audience.

This is why you should circle your house instead of straying too far. #averageparentproblems photo: @kfabin

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There's only one thing worse than noise... #averageparentproblems photo: @rachelbabraham

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Wiles' posts don't only document her own children, they also include photos from other mums and dads, who have added their own captions.

Why do kids always want the thing that seems the most unhealthy? Even in a sea of unhealthy things. #averageparentproblems photo: @klamar

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If only the kids were old enough to carry their own crap. #averageparentproblems photo: @pearlywordsofchaos

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If only the kids were old enough to carry their own crap. #averageparentproblems photo: @pearlywordsofchaos

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I don't know about you guys, but moving my baby to a toddler bed RUINED EVERYTHING. #averageparentproblems photo: @houseofhege

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Been there. #averageparentproblems photo: @vikkipage82

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Don't worry. I'm sure your son knows exactly where that wagon has been. #averageparentproblems photo: @thatkidsmom

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When your toddler hands over your iPhone. #averageparentproblems photo: @mommyshorts

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When you let your toddler use your phone and think, "What's the worst that can happen?" #averageparentproblems photo: @cstew2010

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When your toddler gets a hold of your donut. #averageparentproblems Happy #NationalDonutDay everyone! photo: @kaylamariee826

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Despite not living on the breadline as far as I recall, if I wanted a biscuit I was 'rewarded' with a buttered Weetabix

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