Kara Western is a young mother. Most of her time is spent with her little son and that’s what inspired her to create cute illustrations about the life of young parents. Though the plots of her pictures are very simple, they’re touching and familiar to anyone who has kids.

Enlighten wants to share a compilation of pictures of the most normal yet precious moments parents experience.

A kid always feels comfortable in their mom’s embrace.


When coloring with a 2-year-old you say, “Please, don’t touch me with that marker.”

karacandraw/instagramA visit to the pediatrician always looks something like this:

karacandraw/instagramMommy’s spa time isn’t a big success.

Every walk is an adventurous journey.

karacandraw/instagramWhen you can’t carry your baby in your arms anymore:


Cutting your kid’s hair and managing to keep their ears intact is a victory.

karacandraw/instagramSports and kids are 2 incompatible things.


Your sleeping can be interrupted quite unexpectedly and painfully.

karacandraw/instagramYour kid is always ready to help you.