Mother of Dragons: 8 Ways "Game of Thrones" is like Being a Parent

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Like Jaime Lannister, you wish you had another hand.
Need I say more? What parent doesn't wish they had another appendage to handle all the demands of the little ones?
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Photo by: Independent Philly
Like Jaime Lannister, you wish you had another hand.
Need I say more? What parent doesn't wish they had another appendage to handle all the demands of the little ones?
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Fri, Jun 7, 2013 11:38 AM EDT

Kids who think they run the world? Wildlings who follow no rules and don't even know what a windmill is? Grown men wearing protective chain mail underneath fancy outerwear? Oh, yes, the parallels between this season of Game of Thrones - the medieval fantasy series where various power-hungry players fight ruthlessly to sit on the iron throne - and parenting are easy to draw. With the final episode of HBO's amazing show on the horizon, I thought I would take the opportunity to draw some comparisons between the two. But beware! There be spoilers ahead! So if you're not up-to-date on this season's episodes, or if you only have a six-month-old, you might be surprised by what you're about to hear. Click through for 8 ways Game of Thrones is like Being a Parent! -By Brian Gresko



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