Funny But Relatable Things Parents Think

Notice I said think and not say, because most parents don’t get the chance to even say this out loud. However, when they read it, they can sure relate!

I compiled a list of funny things parents think at times. These made me laugh. So, I hope you can get a relatable laugh out of it! Just remember you’re doing great. Parenting is hard. No one said it would be easy.

  • Silence isn’t golden, it’s suspicious.
  • Those moments you hope your child’s sass will help them lead a company not a gang in prison.
  • Don’t yell at your kids, lean in and whisper, it’s much scarier.
  • My kids throw a lot of shade for tiny people completely dependent on me for survival.
  • I’m at a point in parenting where “what did I just say?” could either be a threat or a legit question.
  • If evolution really works, how come mothers only have two hands?
  • When I say to my son “get dressed”, what he hears is, “stand around naked watching television with one sock on.
  • Parents with teenagers know exactly why animals eat their young.
  • Sure, I sometimes question my parenting. But, to be honest, I sometimes question my child’s childing.
  • You are going to miss this someday… I tell myself as I step on Legos all the way to the bathroom.
  • Started making myself breakfast, ended up making breakfast for everybody but me.
  • We can’t all look good at the same time. It’s either me, the kids or the house.
  • So it turns out, being an adult is mostly just googling how to do stuff.
  • Having a two-year-old is like having a blender without a lid.
  • Parenting is hard, especially trying to be patient with little versions of impatient you.
  • Every time I say “no”, my kids hear, “ask again because she didn’t understand the question”.
  • Some days I amaze myself. Other days I put my keys in the fridge.
  • 90% of parenting is just thinking about when you can lie down again.
  • A toddler can do more in 1 unsupervised minute than most people can do all day.
  • When your kid complains about their toy not working and you act surprised like you didn’t just take out the batteries.
  • When I say “I’m just going to the bathroom”, my kids hear “family meeting in the bathroom”.
  • Children don’t just get milk from breastfeeding, they get our energy too.
  • Don’t cry over spilled milk. Unless it’s breastmilk, in which case, cry a lot.
  • You know you’re a parent when you wish there was a drive-thru for everything.

--

--

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Elizabeth Lisi Ramirez

Performer. Director. ASL Interpreter. Influencer. Writer. Photographer. YouTuber. ​I do a lot. It’s just how I like it. @BelieveEli or ElizabethLisiRamirez.com