Kids love the park—running across the lawns, climbing on the playgrounds, digging in the sand—it’s all kinds of fun. And while you love to enjoy the park with your kids, sometimes it’s just too much. Too much trying to fit onto equipment meant for smaller bodies, too much watching out for sketchy characters, too much togetherness with the other parents. If you’ve ever lied to your kid that the park is closed today, you’ll appreciate these memes.

19 Memes Summing Up All The Reasons Why Parents Hate The Park

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Tara is a mom, instructional designer, author, cat lover, and collector of funny pictures on the Internet.