Sometimes, when I'm having a tough parenting day, I search Twitter for #parentinghack to see what wisdom fellow parents have to share with me. That's how I stumbled upon some of the funniest parenting tweets around!
All of these gave me a chuckle. Some, because of the genius behind the ideas. Others, because I loved their comical take on everyday parenting struggles.
I hope they bring a smile to your face too. And perhaps, some helpful tips you can put to use! Here are the funniest parenting tweets I found:
Funniest Lies Parents Tell Their Kids
We probably shouldn't lie to the people we are trying to raise to be honest human beings, but sometimes a white lie scores a huge parenting win!
Told my son you need a licence to use plugs. Hope no one at daycare tells him gov't doesn't regulate outlet use.
— Martha Kent (@MarthaK3nt) October 6, 2017
— TJ (@TaraJCo4) September 21, 2017
Funniest Tweets About Getting Kids to Do What You Want
Let's face it. Despite our size and experience advantage, getting our kids to do what we want is still a common struggle. Not for these parents…
I've convinced our 8-yo that I hate the sound of the vacuum so now she vacuums whenever she's mad at me. #ParentingHack
— annie are you ok? (@AnnieMcCarren) September 10, 2017
When your kid is crying, tell them to cry louder. They will say no and stop crying! #parentinghack
— Dragan Mandic (@cP6drags) November 25, 2017
Found out 4yo will do everything I ask if I pretend he’s a video game character and point a controller at him. #parentinghack
— Bearcat in the Hat (@bearcatinthehat) November 5, 2017
— Sophia (@Cantsleeptweete) October 1, 2017
— Hopster (@hopsterTV) September 26, 2017
— David de Souza (@deSouza_palooza) October 16, 2017
Funniest Tweets About Dinner Time Struggles
Is there anything worse than going to all of the trouble to prepare a decent meal only to be met with complaints and hunger strikes? Here's some help from funny Twitter parents.
Putting candy as the centerpiece on the kitchen table is the perfect motivation to get your kids to eat dinner. #ParentingHack ??
— Mediocre Mommy (@mommy_mediocre) September 28, 2017
— Wolfgang Bremer (@WolfgangBremer) October 2, 2017
Funniest Parenting Tweets About Bedtime
Consider adding these parenting hacks to your child's bedtime routine.
9 thinks I kiss him goodnight because I'm a good mom, but really I'm just checking to see if he lied about brushing his teeth.#parentinghack
— Katie (@katiestrong) December 13, 2017
— Daily Struggle Bus (@DaLeStruggleBus) November 14, 2017
Funniest Tweets About How to Buy Time
Though it's nice to be needed, sometimes what we need is a few minutes of quiet alone time. Here's how some parents manage to get it.
— Wolfgang Bremer (@WolfgangBremer) September 22, 2017
— Amy Wagnitz (@AmyWagnitz) September 21, 2017
Funniest Tweets About Parenting Teens
Raising teens is a whole new parenting ball game. Here are some tips to help you navigate these tumultuous years.
When your teenaged kids won't get out of bed in the morning, threaten to play Barney songs on full blast #parentinghack
— He11cat (@He11catTV) December 19, 2017
— Tim Logan (@Loganocity730) November 11, 2017
Funniest Parenting Tweets About the Ice Cream Truck
While most of us panic when we hear the familiar notes of the ice cream truck music, other parents have turned it to their advantage.
Just convinced my son that the ice cream truck only plays music when sold out of ice cream – couldn't be less sorry #ParentingHack ?
— Shannon M. Flowers (@sflowers_) September 23, 2017
In other news, we've temporarily convinced our 3 year old that when the ice cream truck plays music, that means its closed. #parentinghack
— Stephanie (@SLiottaAtkinson) September 22, 2017
— Stephanie Ortiz (@Six_Pack_Mom) August 18, 2015
More of the Funniest Parenting Tweets
#ParentingHack: if you can't find your kid, leave a drawer open somewhere in your house and they will soon appear and hit their head on it.
— Joel Hilton (@786Joel) September 23, 2017
— Blair Kroeber (@BlairKroeber) September 23, 2017
#ParentingHack. Told my kids at the store that they needed 2 stop fighting or I was going 2 buy a candy bar and eat it in front of them.
— Maura Houston (@BlackbirdieArt) September 20, 2017
Telling your kids your food is spicy so they don't want a bite. #ParentingHack
— Optimus Prime (@ThisIsOpPrime) September 19, 2017
Pro tip: Do not start a silly game that makes a child laugh if you're not prepared to play it 316 times in a row. #ParentingHack
— Anuja G (@AnujazzZ) November 2, 2017
Put the batteries in backwards. You can always take them out and prove the batteries work in some other toy. #ParentingHack
— Megan (Crabb) Troyer (@Troyer59) October 5, 2017
I hope you enjoyed this list of the funniest parenting tweets! Which one is your favorite?