Since the COVID-19 pandemic hit, our worlds have been turned upside down. From toilet paper hoarding to being unable to see friends and family to washing our hands constantly, it’s been a bizarre start to 2020 to say the least.
If you’re parenting during COVID-19, you might — understandably — be having a difficult time adjusting. Thankfully, some funny (and exhausted!) parents have taken to Twitter to lighten the mood. While their tweets won’t “cure” how you’re feeling if you’re struggling, they might bring a smile to your face, even if just for a moment.
If you’re struggling with parenting right now, you’re not alone. However you’re feeling is valid and OK! For more support, we encourage you to reach out to our Mighty parenting community by posting a Thought or Question with the hashtag #Parenting. Whatever you’re facing, you don’t have to go it alone.
Without further ado, here’s a roundup of hilarious tweets about parenting during COVID-19:
Today's homeschool lesson plan:
1) turn on the tv
— Moderately Mom (@momtribevibe) April 28, 2020
My kid can tell me all about a 24 minute episode of Paw Patrol in 56 minutes.
— Simon Holland (@simoncholland) April 21, 2020
— Rachel Shelton (@DrRachelShelton) April 28, 2020
In my house we ask our 10 year old son once a week if he’s taken a shower or changed his shorts. The usual answer is no. Clearly winning at this quarantine parenting!
— Marty Kady (@mkady) May 1, 2020
I left the living room to work for twenty minutes and came back to find my child, nude from the waist down, happily lying on top of every Lego she owns, and I think I can explain the entire quarantine parenting experience by telling you I was not remotely surprised.
— Sady Doyle (@sadydoyle) April 25, 2020
A thread about successful parenting: I told my son I was about to go take a shower and he said, "Why?" which tells you a lot about the state of our house in quarantine.
— METhorpe (@unabridge) April 30, 2020
“No, sweetie, you can’t go outside, there’s a pandemic plus it’s cold out and you’re not wearing any pants.”
—my parenting while quarantine memoir
— Jason Pinter (@jasonpinter) April 27, 2020
I bought a 20 Kg bag of flour for $13.99 because it was a good deal. I then had to order a $50 storage container big enough to hold it so that the flour wouldn't spoil.
I guess what I'm saying is that I might not be the right person to homeschool my children.#COVID19
— Melanie Scrofano (@MelanieScrofano) May 1, 2020
My kid’s teacher after months of homeschool. pic.twitter.com/rSJTXZdHe2
— Dude-Bro Dad (@thedadvocate01) April 29, 2020
Yesterday my 4 yr old told my wife that he thinks he has fallen in love with Princess Zelda. How’s your quarantine parenting going?
— Dalton Wright (@VCDalton) April 28, 2020
Coronavirus Homeschool Update:
2 students have been suspended for fighting and one teacher fired for drinking on the job.
— Gold E Cares ???????? (@Hill2Stephi) March 18, 2020
Have officially reach the level of new parenting/quarantine where Face ID no longer recognizes me
— Cleen (@cleen17) April 28, 2020
The hardest part of homeschooling is trying to figure out what happened to Carole Baskin’s husband at the same time.
— Paige Kellerman (@PaigeKellerman) March 30, 2020
Our homeschooling curriculum includes: Honors Laundry and AP Vaccumming.
— The Next Martha (@TheNextMartha) March 16, 2020
Accidently wrote “henceforth” in an answer on my third grader’s social study quiz and the teacher is suspicious.
— Simon Holland (@simoncholland) April 29, 2020
Parents, don't dismiss your children's ability to grasp what's happening in the world right now. Talk to them. Inform them. My kids may only be toddlers, but after a long talk about hygiene they're pretending to wash their hands for twice as long as usual.
— Henpecked Hal (@HenpeckedHal) March 16, 2020
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