Twitter is bursting with witty, insightful and hilarious mums and dads who tweet about their parenting experiences and keep their followers smiling with their take on life with kids. Take a look at the funniest parents we’ve found…
Describing herself as a best-selling author and Oreo enthusiast, Amy Flory’s twitter feed is full of brilliant one-liners about her children’s antics.
My kid reads books at home and plays computer games at the library.— Amy Flory (@FunnyIsFamily) March 31, 2014
Brilliantly ironic, Amy Oztan’s Twitter account is an extension of her website and features funny – and candid – quips about her life at home with her lawyer husband and two children.
Back from visiting a 2-month-old baby. Now I have to remind myself that my kids practically take care of themselves and I get lots of sleep.— SelfishMom (@SelfishMom) March 21, 2014
Pegged as ‘all the many many completely logical reasons that children cry’, this Twitter feed from one funny US dad is one that all parents can relate to.
2yo: "OW! I HURT MY BUTT!!" Me: "Go see mom, she'll kiss it for you." **IMMEDIATE DEATH STARE FROM WIFE**— ReasonsMySonIsCrying (@ReasonsMySonCry) March 29, 2014
Describing her Twitter account as ‘a view of ordinary life in Notting Hill, among the celebrities, supermodels and super rich’, NotaNottingHillMum’s feed includes funny quotes from her children along with suggestions of things to do with kids in West London.
my daughter wrote the sentence in her homework:Obama is more important than my brother. and she is writing this. 10 yr old on twitter' ]— Not a NottingHillMum (@notanottinghill) March 26, 2014
Blogger and writer Esther Walker often tweets about her motherhood experience – and includes some banter with her husband (and M&B columnist) @GilesCoren.
one of the teachers at kitty's nursery is leaving and when she told me today I CRIED fml— Esther Walker (@estherwalker) March 26, 2014
Laura’s a mum of two ‘blogging about [her] (mis)adventures in parenting and doing [her] best to stay sane amidst the mayhem’. Her tweets and blog posts are relatable and brilliantly frank.
My children have insisted that we watch Alvin & The Chipmunks: Chipwrecked. What a way to start the day #MothersDay— Laura (@Chez_Mummy) March 30, 2014
Author of Exploiting My Baby, Teresa’s tweets are just as clever as you might expect and will make you nod in agreement every time.
The best acting I've ever done is pretending I have no idea how my toddler's "art project" got in the trash. Commit, or they smell a rat.— Teresa Strasser (@teresastrasser) April 1, 2014
A tongue-in-cheek look at challenging parenting moments, this Twitter feed will make you feel better if you have a parenting fail.
It seems like faking a pregnancy is a good April Fool's joke, but, it takes it to a whole new level when your husband's had a vasectomy.— BadParentingMoments (@BPMbadassmama) April 1, 2014
Tweets on this account are written in a self-depreciating and very open way (hello, TMI). But it’s hilarious in a laugh-out-loud way.
ME: I’m pregnant honey. HIM: Seriously? ME: April Fools! HIM: I want a divorce. (pause) ME: When are you going to say April Fools?— Baby Sideburns (@BabySideburns) April 1, 2014
Jessica tweets about her children’s day-to-day activities and how she copes with them – making for a very relatable read.
My kids want me to build with Legos with them while we listen to Katy Perry. Surely this is what hell is like.— Just Jessica (@fabulessica) April 1, 2014
Can you suggest any other funny parents to follow on Twitter? Let us know in the comments box below.