Mornings can be rough. Mornings with kids might be even rougher.
Whether they won’t get ready for school or they’re awake hours before their parents even want to think about getting out of bed, kids have a way of making mornings memorable.
Here are 23 tweets that prove there’s nothing easy about mornings as a parent:
"This is not a democracy!!" Every parent. Every morning.— MommieKnowsfresh (@MommieKnwsFresh) May 28, 2015
Me: Get out of bed.— Exploding Unicorn (@XplodingUnicorn) August 24, 2016
Me: Why do you fight me every single morning?
4: Because you never learn.
Typical morning of a parent:— Sarcastic Mommy (@sarcasticmommy4) January 12, 2017
Tell kid to get dressed for the 10th time.
Get in the car.
Getting my kids to school in the morning without anyone crying is like solving a Rubik's Cube made out of emotions.— The Glad Stork (@TheGladStork) January 14, 2016
Practiced our school morning routine today, so I hid one of each kid's shoes, spilled cereal, & had the toddler throw my keys in the trash.— Six Pack Mom (@Six_Pack_Mom) August 30, 2016
Slowest moving things in the world:— Robert Knop (@FatherWithTwins) May 9, 2016
1) My kids getting ready for school in the morning
Waves good morning to the neighbor leaving for work as I stand on my front porch ferociously brushing my kid's crumbs off a couch cushion.— Jennifer S. White (@yenniwhite) February 8, 2017
"Getting the kids ready for school in the morning without losing your mind" isn't an Olympic event, but I think I deserve a medal (or a nap)— Doyin Richards (@daddydoinwork) August 19, 2016
Commercials that show happy parents in bed being jumped on by their kids on a Sunday morning are the reason I know marketing is full of lies— Jennifer Lizza (@outsmartedmommy) May 18, 2014
6yo: Mama, what shape are you cutting my toast into?! Flowers? Animals?— Kim Bongiorno (@LetMeStart) March 24, 2014
Me: Triangles. It's Monday morning, kid. Lower your expectations.
I guess "Shut up it's Saturday morning go do it yourself" is not "good parenting."— Brenna Jennings (@SuburbanSnaps) January 9, 2016
According to my bed, my 7yo needed a stuffed dog, Diary of a Wimpy Kid, two towels, a robe, and my hairbrush to get ready this morning.— Sarah del Rio (@est1975blog) April 15, 2015
This morning I said to my son, "WHAT PART OF MOMMY HAS AN IMPORTANT MEETING DONT YOU UNDERSTAND?" And he was like "I'm 3, so all of it."— Emily McCombs (@msemilymccombs) April 8, 2015
It's ok, kid. I too want to cry when the cereal gets soggy & the milk gets warm. Life moves fast, boy.— Danielle Herzog (@martinisandmini) July 27, 2016
My morning pep talk to my son.
We didn't have to get our kids ready for school this morning & somehow we saved 4827 minutes & added 11 years onto our life expectancy.— Mike Reynolds (@EverydayGirlDad) March 9, 2017
How many of you woke up to "Mommy are you UP?!?" yelled at your door this morning? My answer is always, "No."— SocaMom® (@SocaMomDC) November 15, 2014
"There's too much frosting on this cake."— Toni Hammer (@realtonihammer) July 20, 2016
"I feel so well-rested this morning."
"My house is clean."
--Things you'll never hear me say
When you're a Mom, you love everything about your kids, good AND bad.— the Mom TruthBomb (@momTruthBomb) April 26, 2016
Except being woken up by their morning breath, because that's awful.
On our 6am walk, my daughter asked where the moon goes each morning. I let her know it's in heaven, visiting daddy's freedom.— Ryan Reynolds (@VancityReynolds) October 16, 2016
Last night my 5yo requests that he & I start wrestling every morning, to "build up his strength."— Brent Almond (@DesignerDaddy) October 21, 2015
The best part of waking up is Folger's in your cup.— Rodney Lacroix (@moooooog35) February 24, 2017
The worst part of waking up is dealing with teenagers in the morning.
A really good time to read all of the papers the kids brought home from school on Friday is 1 min. before heading out the door this morning.— Domestic Goddess (@DomesticGoddss) September 6, 2016
In the morning, my daughter gets dressed with a slowness that sloths envy.— Sara Says Stop (@PetrickSara) February 12, 2017
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