When you're expecting, finding out the gender of your baby is a pretty big deal.


And whether you bring a boy or a girl home from the hospital, your life will be forever changed.


However, when it comes to little boys, there are some things that you can look forward to during their toddler years.


They literally hang off of you

They will always be your little boy and they will love it. You will literally be their best friend and they will stick to you like glue because you’re their mum.


You can dress them up as cute, old men

Boys’ outfits are simply adorable, and these days you can’t go a day without seeing a little toddler dressed like an old man. The cuteness.


They like to play rough – literally

Boys like to push each other over and roll around in the muck (hopefully) pretending to beat each other up.


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Their ability to get stuck anywhere

When it comes to girls and boys, neither are shy about climbing to the top of the highest tree or jumping from the stairs, but boys seem to have this knack of getting stuck in the strangest of places.


The absolute unavoidable mess

Both genders are messy, but boys have a different kind of mess: underwear in the hall, tiny trucks in the kitchen and pee all over the bathroom.


The mucky shoes

While girls are no strangers to running around in the muck, most boys don’t really care about climbing all over your sofa with football boots on.


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The amount of food that they eat is never ending

It’s like they are a bottomless pit. You can’t stock the fridge quick enough and it never stays full.


They like to run around in the nip

Nudity is an everyday occurrence when you have boys. While girls are more modest, boys just don’t care. Even outside of the house.


The awkwardness of taking them to the toilet

We don’t necessarily want to go into the men’s toilet and they don’t want to go into the ladies, often leaving you in a standoff to see who will win. Usually you. You'll take them kicking and screaming into the toilet before you ever set foot inside the male toilets. Ever.  


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