21 Candid Photos That Sum Up What Fatherhood Looks Like

Sometimes parenthood means taking one for the team. Like when you bring home a new toy for the kids, but it comes in 12,686 pieces. So, Dad puts it all together while blissful children eat ice cream -- and Mom snaps a photo.

Yes, this is parenting.

 Image via: Huffington Post

Image via: Huffington Post

Here, it was HuffPost Family and Relationships editorial director Christina Anderson's family, but her anecdote got Huffington post wondering what other images sum up the experience of having small children. So Huffington Post asked our there Facebook fans, and were treated to hundreds of hilarious and touching photos.

And as a bonus, almost all of them featured dads, front and center. Check them out below:

All photos via HuffingtonPost.com