For parents, transitioning into Daylight Saving Time is ... put simply, a huge pain in the you-know-what.
From getting kids to go to sleep while the sun is still shining to waking them up while it’s pitch-black outside, the struggle is real.
We’ve rounded up some of the funniest and most spot-on social media posts from parents about springing forward. Enjoy the commiseration below.
The only way to do Daylight Savings time right is to have the kids sleep at Grandma's house.— Jennifer Lizza (@outsmartedmommy) March 13, 2016
I'm too tired to complain about Daylight Savings.— The ParentNormal (@ParentNormal) March 13, 2016
8:00 PM Daylight Savings - when every parent is used to their child being ready for bed and every kid is acting like a crazed Baffoon.— sarah ward (@sarahalwayswins) March 14, 2016
"This is bullshit."— Sarcastic Mommy (@sarcasticmommy4) March 13, 2016
- Me, waking up & looking at the time on my phone.
Because being a parent of young children isn't difficult enough, we're pleased to introduce Daylight Savings™ - Your Parent Torture Device.— Matt Goldstein (@mattgoldstein) March 14, 2016
On behalf of all parents who just woke up their kids for school,— Mommy, for real. (@MommyisForReal) March 14, 2016
Suck it, Daylight Savings Monday.
Having kids basically feels like waking up on the first morning of daylight savings time every day for 18 years.— Simon Holland (@simoncholland) March 13, 2016
I will vote for whichever presidential candidate moves daylight savings to midday on a Wednesday. Just stop messing with our weekends.— mama bird diaries (@mamabirddiaries) March 12, 2016
Dear Daylight Savings Time,— Jon Ostrower (@jonostrower) March 13, 2016
Thanks for nothing.
Daylight Savings parenting hack: send kids to sleep over at grandma's house. She thinks they're such a joy, let's see how she feels at 5am.— Valerie (@ValeeGrrl) March 13, 2016
Daylight savings will make or break you as a parent.— abbs (@abbbbs_xo) March 13, 2016
Few things make a parent contemplate moving to Pheonix, Saskatoon or Honolulu more than Daylight Savings time change anticipation.— Kevin A (@kevinsky) March 9, 2016