One of my favorite things about the age of the internet is how you never really have to be alone if you don’t want to be.
If you’re feeling lonely or down or just like you want someone to make you laugh, it’s all right there at your fingertips.
Whatever way you’re feeling today, there’s no way these 13 posts could make it worse!
13. Your life as a parent is acting like things are impressive.
You will get so, so good at it.
My 7 year old just showed me how she can wink. With both eyes. At the same time.
— ThisOneSays (@ThisOneSayz) January 12, 2021
12. This might be one of the better uses of these meme.
And there are some good ones.
kids: wanna see something cool? just wait one second. trust me, it's going to be really cool. hold on. just a minute…you're going to love it. it's really cool, trust me. ok, are you ready? one second, I'm almost ready. this is going to be so cool.
— Henpecked Hal (@HenpeckedHal) January 21, 2021
11. You gotta let them fly.
And crap like this makes it easier.
My daughter went back to college today and I texted her that I missed her so much and she texted back 2.5 hours later, “Yes.” Then, “Sorry, that wasn’t for you.”
I WAS IN LABOR FOR 14 HOURS
— Lady Lawya (@Parkerlawyer) January 11, 2021
10. Only five minutes?
Her kid is smarter than mine.
I just told the 4yr old to lick her elbow and bought myself five minutes of quiet.
— mom mom mom mom mom (@notmythirdrodeo) January 14, 2021
9. This one understands how the world works.
Get it, girl.
6-year-old: How old do I have to be to drive a car?
6: Even if I'm cute?
— James Breakwell, Exploding Unicorn (@XplodingUnicorn) January 7, 2021
8. They give you a good reason every day.
Too bad you love them and stuff.
son: was I adopted?
me: not yet
— Henpecked Hal (@HenpeckedHal) January 14, 2021
7. Or drums or a recorder.
Invest in a music store, basically.
If you hate someone, give their kid a violin.
— Annie the Nanny (@AnnietheNanny1) January 14, 2021
6. That’s gotta hurt.
My son used to insist a picture of Napoleon was my husband.
My 2yo pointed at the octopus in the book we were reading and called it dada if any of you were wondering how attractive I am in real life
— Average Dad (@Average_Dad1) January 9, 2021
5. It all changes so fast.
I still don’t know what happened.
One minute you are young and carefree and the next minute your kids are asking for help with their history homework because you were alive in the nineteen hundreds.
— Simon Holland (@simoncholland) January 7, 2021
4. It’s been tough for all of us, okay.
Still, we know it’s a sliding scale.
Be kind to everyone you meet. You don’t know how much time they’ve had to spend with their family.
— Jessie (@mommajessiec) January 19, 2021
3. That is a battle that’s not worth fighting.
Just trust me on this.
ME: you need to put on a jacket
MY KID: [frozen in a block of ice] but i’m not even cold
— mark (@TheCatWhisprer) January 10, 2021
2. Bless the teachers, right?
They’re having to figure all of this out in real time.
"I emailed the teacher but haven't heard back" is the new "my dog ate my homework."
— Sweet Momissa (@sweetmomissa) January 19, 2021
1. They’re keeping it in the family.
It’s gonna be a long two decades.
My son is on guitar, my daughters are on drums and harmonica, and I'm on my second ibuprofen.
— Laura Marie (@lmegordon) January 14, 2021
See, isn’t it nice to get what you need without even having to ask?
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