As you probably noticed, Daylight Saving Time ended on Sunday.
For most people, transitioning out of Daylight Saving Time comes with the benefit of an extra hour of sleep. For parents of young children, “falling back” just means having your kiddos wake you up extra early in the morning.
At least you’re not alone in the struggle, though. We’ve rounded up some of the most hilarious and spot-on tweets that sum up “falling back” for parents. Read and commiserate below.
The great thing about daylight savings time is no matter which way the clock moves, your kids wake you up earlier and you sleep less.— Javier Soltero (@jsoltero) November 7, 2016
Where daylight saving time isn't in effect:— James Breakwell (@XplodingUnicorn) November 6, 2016
3) Puerto Rico
4) my kids' sleep schedule
Daylight savings time was invented by a group of asshole toddlers who wanted to ruin their parents' sleep two days a year— Lena Steigs (@PDXIrish) November 6, 2016
For DST, I wait til my son goes to bed then set the clock back 2 hours. I say live a little.— Every Meh Counts! (@TheAlexNevil) November 2, 2016
Happy Daylight Saving, or as it's known 'round these parts, the day my kids get up at 4:30 and act like lunatics.— Liam McHugh (@liam_mchugh) November 6, 2016
"The daylight savings change is awesome," said no parent ever. 🙄— Kerry K. Taylor (@squawkfox) November 6, 2016
Daylight Savings Update: the day is in its 100th Hour and my 3 small children are reenacting Lord Of The Flies.— Rich Eisen (@richeisen) November 7, 2016
Presidential candidate vows to abolish daylight savings. Wins in landslide victory due to historic parent turnout at the polls.— mama bird diaries (@mamabirddiaries) November 7, 2016
Daylight savings means nothing when u have kids.... mine didn't get the memo:: extra hr of sleep my ass 🙄😢— Baron Davis (@BaronDavis) November 6, 2016
Parents of young children against Daylight Saving Time PAC— Mike Brittain (@mikebrittain) November 7, 2016
daylight savings time mornings are a great opportunity to teach your kids about mankind's naive tendency to force flawed metrics upon itself— Seamus O'flaugherty (@seamussaid) November 6, 2016
I'm hanging out with my wide awake daughter at 5am. But tell me again about the extra hour of sleep I'm supposed to get with the time change— Doyin Richards (@daddydoinwork) November 6, 2016
I sent my kids to a friends over night . . . on Daylight savings. I win the morning (but I may have lost a friend).— Barnabas Piper (@BarnabasPiper) November 6, 2016
KIDS— Nick Quaranto (@qrush) November 6, 2016
Now the worst part of the year for parents of young kids is daylight savings— Brosef Malone (@BrosefMalone) October 22, 2016
It feels a little cruel as a parent who prioritizes kid sleep that Halloween, daylight savings, kids' bday &Election Day happen in same week— Janet (@loveisblonde) November 2, 2016
Robert Garland is often called the “Father of Daylight Saving” by U.S. history and a "Total Effing Douchebag" by all parents.— Andy Herald (@AndyHerald) November 3, 2016
Ah, Daylight Savings Time. It's like having jet lagged kids for a week without the fun trip to show for it.— Katie Hurley (@katiefhurley) November 3, 2016
The only person who could possibly hate Daylight Saving Time more than parents is Flavor Flav— Mr. Hook™ (@Phook75) November 6, 2016
Daylight Saving Time ends tonight. Perfect chance to stay up and watch SNL.— Brian Wyzlic (@brianwyzlic) November 6, 2016
Just kidding! Fellow parents of infants: I'll see you at 4:30.
remember to pray for parents whose kids will now just get up an hour earlier because of daylight savings time.— John Starke (@john_starke) November 6, 2016
Daylight savings time is a cruel joke society decided to play on parents.— Jared (@TripMcnealy_) November 7, 2016
Losing sleep and being left in the dark?— Walking Outside (@WalkingOutside) November 2, 2016
Bring it, Daylight Savings Time. You're just another day in parenthood.
I'm looking forward to having an extra hour to drink wine.— Jennifer White (@yenniwhite) November 2, 2016
-Moms about Daylight Savings Time.