Wake, care for kids, cook, clean, sleep (a little), repeat. Being a parent can be exhausting. Yes, it's magical and rewarding as heck, but man, sometimes you just need a break. Or at the very least, a laugh. That's where we come in.
From broken toy drama to the nightmare that is parsley, here are this week's funniest tweets from parents. We won't tell the kids that you're laughing.
At a recent appointment the doctor asked me and the wife if we had a birth control plan; my response was, "Yeah, 2 kids!"— Papa Does Preach (@Papa_Preaches) September 28, 2016
Being a mom means saying things that shouldn't be threatening in a very threatening manner. Like, "EAT YOUR CEREAL!" for example.— Mommy Cusses (@mommy_cusses) September 27, 2016
Confession time: my floor wasn't mopped before I had kids either.— Lurk @ Home Mom (@LurkAtHomeMom) September 28, 2016
Not to brag or anything, but the volume of my daughter's temper tantrum just went all the way up to 11.— Kate Hall (@KateWhineHall) September 28, 2016
The scene where Elizabeth Bennet reads outdoors while beautiful piano music plays, but it's me in my house on my phone while my kids scream.— Cray at Home Ma (@cray_at_home_ma) September 28, 2016
I never knew that parsley had the power to destroy someone's life, but six leaves of it in my kid's rice has taught me otherwise.— Six Pack Mom (@Six_Pack_Mom) September 28, 2016
Parent Tip: don't tell your child "I'm waiting, I can wait all day if I have to" unless you've actually cleared your schedule for the day.— My Meh Precedes Me (@TheAlexNevil) September 28, 2016
I bet none of these kids even know it is I, the middle-aged mom, who owns the Pokemon gym at the school.— Emily McCombs (@msemilymccombs) September 27, 2016
[somebody drops mic, walks off]— The ParentNormal (@ParentNormal) September 27, 2016
[parent picks up mic, puts it away]
- The Cycle of Life
6yo: This toy is mine - yours is the broken one!— Robert Knop (@FatherWithTwins) September 28, 2016
Mommy: *Fixes broken one
6yo: You fixed it? Y'know what? I think that one is actually mine.
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