On the other, the trials and tribulations of raising children seem to be surprisingly standard. Not having kids of my own, I know from Twitter alone how much Iâ€™ve underestimated the lack of sleep parents face daily, as well as the abundance of cereal and laundry atop every surface.
Anyway, here are 31 parents who really, truly get it:
me *brings toddler his popsicle* What do you say?— Josh (@iwearaonesie) October 31, 2018
me: you got your sense of humor from me *dad laugh*— preston whaleiams (@PrestoVision) November 11, 2018
daughter: you probably should’ve kept some of it for yourself
me: *dad silence*
6yo: I need to fart— Robert Knop (@FatherWithTwins) January 20, 2016
Me: No, we're eating
6yo: Ok, I'll just hold it in with my hand
6yo: It didn't work
Let's get married and have kids so instead of going to happy hour you can make a boxed dinner while I figure out common core math homework.— Simon Holland (@simoncholland) November 13, 2018
I asked my 5 yr old if she wanted to help me make a cake and she said that she doesn't make cakes. She eats them.— Patsy Simon (@Simeogirl) November 11, 2018
Her face will be on currency one day.
[Making macaroni and cheese]— SpacedMom (@copymama) November 13, 2018
5yo: I wanna put the cheese in!
Me, handing her open packet of powder: Okay, can you VERY carefully pour this in?
5yo: *Just fucking waves the packet around like she’s throwing rice at a wedding*
8yo: Mom, will you put ketchup on my hotdog?— Jessie (@mommajessiec) November 5, 2018
Me: You’re old enough to do it yourself.
2am. Wake up to 3 standing next to my bed.— The Salty Mamas (@saltymamas) November 10, 2018
Me: oh my God what are you doing?
3: You said last night I could have chocolate.
3: But you didn't give me my chocolate.
3: So now I want my chocolate.
Me: Any chance we'll sleep tonight without the chocolate?
Just caught my 9yo forging my signature on a school paper. He’s going to be a blast as a teenager.— Robert Knop (@FatherWithTwins) October 24, 2018
Pumpkin patches, so you can pay $50 for kids activities like “here, pet this goat” and “chip your tooth in this overcrowded bouncy house.”— Ramblin Mama (@ramblinma) October 19, 2018