Most days we’re so thrilled with our decision to become parents. Our little humans are adorable and funny, and honestly, they give us something to get excited about during our own middle age.
We all know there are some days when nothing goes right, everything is hard, and we’re thinking we’re definitely not up to the task – but those are the days when we must soldier on, my friends.
And one of the best ways to do that is to laugh with other parents about how real things can get – so grab hold of these 10 tweets and don’t let go.
10. You have no idea what it is.
But for some reason you’re willing to sniff it.
Welcome to parenting everything is wet and sticky
— Vinod Chhaproo (@Chhapiness) October 19, 2021
9. You can throw out your back doing literally anything.
And also nothing.
Threw out my back plunging the toilet and unlocked a whole new level of Dad.
— Stone (@StoneAgeRadio13) October 17, 2021
8. The nostril shots are my favorite.
That at the ones that I didn’t notice were being taken of myself.
I let my toddler play with my phone today so now everything is in Spanish and I have 273 pictures of her left hand
— Lottie-pop 🍭 (@Lottie_Poppie) October 7, 2021
7. The most important parts.
Maybe throw in something about recess or some choice gossip.
if you ask my daughter about her school day, she only talks about her meals and snacks. i'm really so proud.
— Lil Bit 🌈 (@LizerReal) October 19, 2021
6. They do say adorable things.
But it can really make you wonder about how they see the world.
I want those snacks that have 2 eyes and a scary mouth
-my 3 yo, describing pretzels
— meghan (@deloisivete) October 5, 2021
5. There’s really no point.
They will find the bacteria every time.
Sitting on airplane…. I sanitize our tray tables, seat cushions, seatbelts, and seatback pockets. My child then licks the window.
— DonutHawk (@StruggleDisplay) October 16, 2021
4. Sometimes having a mini-me isn’t quite as cute.
Like when you have to deal with your mistakes twice.
My daughter forgot her gym uniform at home. When I arrived at her school to drop it off, I realized I also forgot the uniform.
I see where she gets it from.
— Jessie (@mommajessiec) October 5, 2021
3. A chaos of children.
I like it. Maybe we could try out “cacophony” too.
The plural of child is chaos.
— Laura Marie (@lmegordon) October 17, 2021
2. Toddlers, am I right?
Adorable, yet terrifying. Sometimes funny.
My child that just screamed at me for 15 minutes to go away is now screaming for me to come lay down with him, parenting is fun
— Yard Dad (@IAmYardDad) October 14, 2021
1. It’s Halloween all year in our house.
Terrifying in so many ways, for sure.
This Halloween I’m going as the scariest thing I can imagine :
A 4yr old holding a Sharpie
— Laura is Such a Mom (@WrightVtlala) October 19, 2021
I hope y’all have some great friends, because we all need to vent now and again.
Which of these tweets did you forward to your mom and dad friends? Tell us in the comments!