No parent truly knows what they are getting into when it comes to parenthood. Parent expect the big moments such as potty training, birthdays,teaching the ABC’s and 1 2 3’s and graduations. Yet, it is the small parenting moments that many new parents do not realize will make up the majority of their parenting life. It is these small moments that will make them hysterically laugh or be in shock and awe of who their child is becoming. Every child is unique and there will be many times a parent will ask themselves, “what did I get myself into?”

Here are 40 times that children surprised their parents with epic moments they will never forget.