18 Tweets from People Who Aren’t Hoping to Win the ‘Parent of the Year’ Award
Parenting is not an easy job. Anyone who thinks it’s easy must not be a parent. We’ve long since stopping striving for perfection when it comes to parenting because, well, nobody is perfect.
We are always on the lookout for tips and tricks to keep us on the top of our parenting game, but along with that, sometimes we find nuggets from other parents that make us laugh out loud. Why? Because they’re so real, so honest and make us feel so much better about the hardest, most rewarding job on earth (parenting).
Read on for 18 tweets from people who are definitely not going to win parent of the year.
Parenting be hard pic.twitter.com/is8siMKh4Z
— Ashton No Kutcher (@QueenOfPink87) September 21, 2019
Single Parenting Hack
Single parenting hack: date someone with a kid of the same gender who is 6 months older than your kid. Here’s some new clothes baby mommy loves you
— its leviOsa⚯͛ (@itsleviOsa934) September 21, 2019
Get on with it
Parenting Tip: Put your children in a large box with some books and tell them to get on with it. pic.twitter.com/y7cMJ6YjSc
— Pete (@curricteamlead) September 21, 2019
To date, my greatest parenting success is that these little boys put deodorant on at least 30% of the time
— Scott Hanselman (@shanselman) September 20, 2019
Them: What’s parenting really like?Me: You know that scene in Bad Moms when Kristen Bell says she dreams of getting in a car accident, but not a bad one, just one bad enough to land her in the hospital for a few weeks?Them:Me:Them: …yeah?Me: That.
— STEMBucket Mom (@TweatingForTwo) September 21, 2019
Life hack: When feeding your baby strawberries do a poor job of cleaning them up after. That way they smell like strawberries all day 😄 #parenting
— Brina Palencia (@BrinaPalencia) September 19, 2019
I tried to tell my husband that parenting has made me a ninja.He said it didn’t, so I sidekicked a lego brick into his eye.
— 2 Wild Rainbows (@wildrainbow2) September 19, 2019
Tried to clean my toddlers room while he was playing in it like I hadn’t learned anything in my first 10 years of parenting
— NoTasha (@looksliketuttut) September 15, 2019
Nothing prepares you for #parenting a teen. Today, I bought razors for sensitive skin and was accused of being thoughtless because said child was “NOT SENSITIVE!”
— Kelly Phillips Erb (@taxgirl) September 14, 2019
Hiding in the Kitchen
If you want to know what kind of parent I am…I’m the kind to hide in the kitchen to eat my snacks in the fear of being caught with food.Anyone else do this?#parenting
— Yule Times (@YuleTimes) September 14, 2019
Solo parenting this weekend. My kids, sensing weakness, have already planned a trip to Target to buy a toy under $10.
— Dave Rupert (@davatron5000) September 13, 2019
Found this in my kid’s old journal, in case anyone’s wondering what a 7yo journals about… (Translation: I fart everyday. I love poo-ing. I go poo at school 😂) Happy #FeelGoodFriday! Wishing you lots of inspiration & all the creative vibes! ❤️ #amwriting #kidlit #parenting pic.twitter.com/2Ilb8ELY2i
— Mae Respicio (@maerespicio) September 13, 2019
— Tina Connolly 🍰 (@tinaconnolly) September 13, 2019
Might pull my kids out of school to have them pick their dirty clothes up off my bathroom floor. That’s reasonable #parenting right?
— Josh Darnit (@JoshDarnit) September 13, 2019
I used dry shampoo on my eighteen-month-old this morning and honestly I feel like I unlocked a new parenting level
— Amy Jo Burns (@amyjoburns) September 13, 2019
Me to Son: Does it bother you when Mom calls your hair floppy?Son: No. I’d rather have her call my hair floppy than you tell me random information that I don’t need. #parenting
— Justin Miller (@justinmilleresq) September 13, 2019
“My younger one woke up two hours later than my toddler.” -Me, when someone says it’s not possible for parents to have favorites.#parenting
— Kristen // Gen-Y Mama (@GenYMama) September 13, 2019
Are You Winning?
5-year-old: *walks up behind me when I’m on the computer* What game are you playing?Me: Pay the bills.5: Are you winning?Me: No.
— James Breakwell, Exploding Unicorn (@XplodingUnicorn) June 17, 2017