Listen, parenting is hard, right? And I have to say, trying to keep up with the ever-updated “cool” thing – social media, slang, whatever it is today – is just sometimes too much to ask.
Of course, if you don’t keep up, you run the risk of making the kinds of mistakes these 11 parents made – and, thanks to the modern world as well, there’s always a record of your gaffs.
11. She’s trying, and isn’t that all that matters?
I say yes, it definitely counts.
So my mom doesn’t quit understand how to floss yet. pic.twitter.com/vVsIJxQULF
— Tyler™️ (@Joker_TheJoke) July 12, 2018
10. Okay but this is really so cute.
Also, what are poppers?
MY MOM FOUND MY BOTTLE OF POPPERS WHILE VOLUNTEERING TO CLEAN THE FLOOR OF MY CAR 💀💀💀💀 pic.twitter.com/a08OTem2rc
— 🌙 (@LunaQueDesea) December 6, 2019
9. I hope she also has a sense of humor.
Since they’re her kids, she probably does.
Oh my gosh we really don’t deserve my mom. All she wanted to do was spell out love in our family pictures. She had no idea 😭😭😭 pic.twitter.com/AP7mvtzH46
— Sydney King (@SydneyKing3) October 17, 2017
8. It’s so hard to wait an entire year for more fun.
But the payoff is oh-so worth it.
two years in a row, my mom has wished my cousin a happy birthday in a family group chat that she is not in. this is my own personal groundhog day and i can't wait for next year. pic.twitter.com/hDkXIcIgGP
— Casey Rackham (@CaseyRackham) October 11, 2018
7. I’m dying to know who the culprit might be!
Updates, please, Twitter.
Nice one mum 😂😂😂 pic.twitter.com/pxEgu8mPR4
— Sophie Eke (@sophieeke_) October 13, 2018
6. I definitely disagree that no one wants to see this.
It’s the best content I’ve seen today, personally.
absolutely no one:
my dad doing virtual reality: pic.twitter.com/nkLmtEJlZj
— Ashley Madison (@ashleycacioppo) May 16, 2020
5. Don’t worry about it – is she right?
And if so you’d better make it right, child.
who taught her this terminology pic.twitter.com/gjcGHkY35U
— gaychel (@lameravioli) October 11, 2018
4. That last text just made my day.
This dad is everyone’s dad.
LMAOOOOOOO someone come get my dad pic.twitter.com/MBeo1CbgaW
— English Major (@gabrielstill) October 17, 2018
3. Art is in the eye of the beholder.
This just cracked me the heck up.
Dammit Mom😤 pic.twitter.com/cmp0XEdQOt
— Shisui🗡 (@8Adekoolaid) January 21, 2018
2. I feel like this is pretty normal.
Also, these posts make me feel old.
Bruh my mom saw Zendaya in Oakland and…..bruh 😂 I’m weak pic.twitter.com/2rj1HDtOVG
— Monogamy J. (@HoodieJello0_) December 29, 2019
1. I want to be part of this family.
I mean, my family is fine, but…
Soooo my mom & dad are commissioning a recreation of the unicorn mirror they bought me from an estate sale because my sister is jealous she didn’t get one as well, & this is the result of me not getting back to her quick enough… pic.twitter.com/9AbFy8Sp8o
— Sohail (@sideofhail) January 10, 2018
I’m dying, but I am also commiserating.
A brave new world, it is!