There’s a saying that things are funny because they’re true. I think that’s often the case, and also, we as parents laugh at them because the other option is losing your godd*mn mind.

When you’re a parent, the nuthouse often feels like one more “mommy, look!” away, but if you’re toeing the edge of that cliff today, take a deep breath and take a step back – we’ve got some laughs from other parents that will remind you why you actually love the crazy nature of your life.

14. They want to prepare their reasons for hating it ahead of time.

This is what I assume, anyway.

13. You’ve got to think ahead.

They’re members of the family, after all.

12. The only way I would promise to go sledding.

Cold and outdoors is their father’s territory.

11. He must have seen this coming.

There’s nothing that enrages you quite as fast.

10. In my case it would be “not very.”

Timeliness is hard, y’all.

9. Balanced relationships are the best.

They make the world go ’round.

8. It’s important to relate it to something they know.

And literally everyone knows Frozen.

7. I don’t even know where to start with this.

I bet his mother didn’t, either.

6. I think we all know the answer to that.

No discussion necessary.

5. They’re basically like puppies.

But they take longer to potty train.

4. Who doesn’t love a high five?

Aside from Jerry Seinfeld, I mean.

3. Anything is better than nothing.

And everyone loves surprises.

2. Sometimes they just make you smile.

It’s why they’re still alive.

1. Best break that expectation now.

He’s going to be someone’s husband some day.


We’re all in this together, y’all! And that’s enough to get you through some days, don’t you think?

How to do bring yourself back around to laughing instead of throwing things? We want your tips down in the comments!