Every parent knows that when things are too quiet, the kids are up to no good. Follow us at @WomenIRL for more hilarious moments like these, and tag your own photos #WomenIRL! 

By Real Simple
Updated September 16, 2015
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1. He starts that big organizing project you've been meaning to do.

2. Or whips up a quick snack.

3. Or takes the lead on cooking dinner.

4. Or goes through your purse.

5. And ensures the plumber did a good job last week.

6. And cultivates her artistic sensibilities.

7. Or maybe, they have no purpose except to make a mess.

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