The 16 Funniest Parenting Tweets of the Week


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Parenting is a many splendored thing. There are sweet moments, like the first time your toddler says "I love you," or those times when your big kid catches you with a spontaneous hug. But, in between the moments that make it all worth it, there's, well, everything else: the messy house, the poop, the sleepless nights, the playdates, the endless days spent listening to terrible music and toys and television shows.

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There's a reason they say parenting is one of the toughest things you'll ever do, but it's a heck of a lot easier to survive the hard parts when you've got a good sense of humor. That's why we adore the hilarious moms and dads on Twitter. Every week, they sum up the funniest, most annoying, and most WTF parts of parenting in 140 characters or less. Here, 16 of the funniest tweets by parents we scrolled past this week.

1. Snopes can't verify but we'll just take her word for it.

2. I'd wager all my winnings on that answer.

3. It's science, okay?

4. Even death can't help you escape a poo-mergency.

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5. Pro-tip: Don't punish yourself like this.

6. Pretty sure Satan designed these museums.

7. "I said have fun, dammit!"

8. If six hours alone at Target is wrong, I don't want to be right.

9. This is the tale that never ends...

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10. According to my Fitbit, I just ate four miles worth of chips.

11. Your move, kid.

12. It's not you; it's me. Okay, it's you.

13. Grumpy, sleepy, dopey -- sounds about right.

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14. Why THE FUDGE would you do that?

15. Don't ask me to plan things, okay?

16. You had one job, goats.

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