29 Times Parents Were Hilarious And The Internet Loved It

Because sometimes you can't take yourself too seriously in the world of parenting.

When you’re in the throes of parenting chaos, you can’t take yourself too seriously. Between the messes, sleep deprivation and utter frustration, it’s important to keep a sense of humor.

Luckily, there are many funny parents on the internet who provide comedic relief and inspiration. Here are some parents who were hilariously honest about raising kids.

The Mom Who Made The Perfect Teacher Appreciation Gift
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Mom of two Stacy Dutton created this hilarious wine gift for parents to give their kids' teachers.
The PTA Parent Who Made This "Alternative Fundraiser" Form
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This refreshingly honest PTA form was clearly devised by a parent, as it offers fundraising options that reflect what busy parents actually want to do. For example, simply making a $50 donation allows parents to avoid being forced to “walk, swim or run in any activity that has the word ‘thon’ in it.”
The Lesbian Couple Who Got Real With Their Pregnancy Announcement
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This lesbian couple’s adorable pregnancy announcement gets right to the point.
The Dad Who Writes Hilarious Late Notes For His Kids


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Utah dad Seth King often finds himself writing late notes for his kids to bring to school, so he decided to “have a little more fun with the writing exercise.”
The Breastfeeding Mom Who Responded To A Sign Telling Nursing Women To 'Cover' Themselves
When the mom behind of the popular Facebook page, Breastfeeding Mama Talk, came across a sign telling women to cover themselves while nursing, she and her fellow lactivists came up with a brilliant way to respond ... by literally covering themselves.
The Moms Who Made Parenting Milestone Cards That Really Matter
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These spot-on cards celebrate the underrated but so very real parenting milestones.
The Dad Who Showed How Parenting Changes Everything
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Brian Gordon's Fowl Language Comics are hilariously honest about parenting. Each one is more spot-on than the last.
The Mom Who Showed Why Toddler Tantrums Are All Their Parents' Fault

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Mom Kristen Howerton created the ‘Asshole Parents’ Instagram account, which shows why unreasonable toddler tantrums are definitely all their parents' fault.
The Dad Who Showed Why Parents Are Basically Just Servants
Hilarious dad vlogger La Guardia Cross summed up why parents are basically just servants to tiny humans.
The Mom Who Showed How Parents Really Feel On The First Day Of School
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Virginia mom Jessi Kittrell summed up how parents really feel about back-to-school season with her hilarious first day of school photo.
The Mom Who Made An Honest 'How To Make Toast For A Toddler' Tutorial
Mom and popular blogger Bunmi Laditan created a hilariously honest tutorial about how to make toast for a toddler.
The Parents Whose Anniversary Photo Shows What Romance Looks Like After Kids
This couple's 10-year anniversary photo captures what romance looks like when you’re parents
The Exasperated Carpool Mom Who Ranted About School Drop-Off Lines
Exasperated by her fellow parents' carpool behaviors, mom Jenny Ingram posted a spot-on video rant about the school drop-off lines.
The Dad Who Filled Out His Toddler's Daycare Questionnaire
When a dad received a questionnaire to fill out on behalf of his 11-month-old daughter for her daycare, he wrote out some wickedly funny responses.
The Mom Who Was SO Over 'Frozen'
After three snow days in a row, North Carolina Mom Odessa Waters posted a hilarious video that sums up what many moms and dads felt while cooped up in their homes with their stir-crazy, "Frozen"-loving kids. Let it go indeed.
The New Mom Who Got So Real About The Postpartum Experience
Just giving birth to her baby, Amanda Bacon shared a hilarious photo that captures an "uncensored" side of new motherhood. "Nothing says welcome to motherhood like an adorable squishy baby, and a giant mom diaper," she wrote in the caption.
The Famous Mom Who Captured Parenting In One Disheveled Selfie
Actress Olivia Wilde captured parenting in a single disheveled selfie. “I call this hairstyle, ‘keep the kid alive,” she wrote in the caption. “Products you’ll need: sweat, string cheese, diaper rash cream, chewed up crayon, snot, and an enthusiastic spritz of panic.”
The Parent Who Highlights The Inane Advice Working Moms Hear All The Time
The creator of the hilarious @ManWhoHasItAll account prefers to remain in character -- as a parent who shows how ridiculous it would be if dads heard the same kind of inane crap that's constantly spouted at working moms.
The Dad Who Showed How To Install A Car Seat
New Zealand dad Jordan Watson captured the frustration of dealing with complicated car seat instructions in his parody video, “How To Install A Baby Car Seat.” The video which shows two installation “methods” ― 1. Effortlessly placing the car seat in the vehicle and correctly attaching everything with ease and 2. Wrestling with every aspect of the car seat before ultimately giving up and opting to walk everywhere.
The Comedian Mom Who Got Real About The 'Crap' Kids Give As Gifts
During an appearance on "The Ellen Degeneres Show," comedian Wanda Sykes talked about the “lovely” and “beautiful” gifts her twin son and daughter gave her for Mother’s Day. "Now I understand why athletes buy their moms a house when they make it," she said. "Because they really should to make up for this crap!”
The Mom Who Hilariously Recreates Celebrity Parents' Photos
Comedian and mom Celeste Barber poked fun at celebrity parents by recreating their Instagram photos with an added dose of reality.
The Mom Who Wrote A Song To Get Through Potty Training
Stacia D. Wright wrote a hilariously straightforward song to get through the struggles of potty training. “Tell mommy when you need to pee. Tell mommy when you poo,” she sings. "Poo poo in the potty."
The Sleep-Deprived Dad Who Wrote A Bedtime Anthem
This sleep-deprived dad wrote a parody song that says what all parents want to tell their kids every night at bedtime: Shut up and go to sleep!
The Moms Who Gave In And Got Minivans
The moms of The Texting Yoga Pants wrote a parody anthem for all the parents who eventually gave in and got minivans.
The Mom Who Showed Parents Never Get Breaks
Australian mom and blogger Annie Nolan shared a hilarious Instagram photo that shows how much of a break parents can take from their kids... aka none.
The Famous Mom Who Hilariously Summed Up


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From getting real about baby messes to clapping back at shamers, Chrissy Teigen is the realest celeb mom on social media. Over the summer, she posted a hilariously candid Instagram photo that resonated with lactating moms.
The Comedian Mom Who Pointed Out The Difference Between The Way People Treat Moms And Dads
Comedian Ali Wong addressed a contrast in the way people treat moms and dads during her “Baby Cobra” special on Netflix.
The Moms Who Mocked Baby Naming Drama
The quest to come up with the perfect name for your baby can get as heated as “Game of Thrones.” That’s the premise behind “Name of Thrones,” a hilarious rap parody about picking baby names.
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