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50 Hilarious Parenting Memes Every Mom and Dad Can Relate To

For real, though. Sometimes when you experience crazy you need humor. And if you are a parent, you know the crazy that I am talking about.

Let’s take a break from the wild west of being a parent.

parenting isn't stressful. Melissa, age 29

Stop the chores, enjoy a laugh and share these funny parenting memes with a friend who is in the midst of the chaos.

funny parenting meme just kidding there are no parenting hacks. everything is hard, these kids do not listen and this is your life now. god speed.

Funny Memes for Parents

Take a few minutes to stop picking up the floor that is littered with random objects. That laundry basket has been sitting there for a week. If the dishing aren’t done, fret not – use paper plate.

if parenting you do then cry you must

Before and After Having Kids Meme

Kids change you. (Hey it ain’t all bad, but also.)

before kids meme

Funny Parent Memes

Exhale, relax and take 5 minutes to laugh at these funny parenting memes. Parenting ain’t easy, y’all. It’s a constant battle of will power by kids that possess the same traits you can’t stand about yourself.

parent memes
parent memes

I thought we could start this party off with something we all could relate to. This funny parenting meme is a great conversation starter.

parenting without words meme  describe parenting without words i'll go first. photo of a rollercoaster
Describe parenting without words – i’ll go first. *cue the rollercoaster*

Post on Facebook and watch the comments roll in with silly memes and parenting photos that might act as good birth control if people only knew the truth about parenting.

Have Kids They Say

It will be fun they say. Parenting, well it has it’s fun moments.

have kids they say meme
have kids they say meme

One thing about parenting that is guaranteed and you will be exhausted. See our tired memes for laughs about the non-stop exhaustion.

Parenthood Meme

Preparing for parenthood? Get rocks.

parenthood meme: A good way to prepare yourself for parenthood is to talk to rocks because they have similar listening habits.
parenthood meme

Parenting is Hard

No one said it was easy, but boy some people sure make having kids LOOK easy. Those people are what i call LIARS and these parenting is hard memes are revealing parenting truths that all moms and dads can relate to.

crazy parenting meme  feeling crazy welcome to parenting
crazy parenting meme

When you just want 10 minutes of quiet. This parents be like meme is for any parent who just wants no noise for a brief period of time. Why is this so difficult to get?

parents be like meme
parents be like meme

Parent Teacher Conference Memes

This parent teacher conference meme is pretty much spot on.

funny parent teacher conference meme  my prepping for the parent teacher conference
funny parent teacher conference meme

What do you say when your kid is just like you? Teachers, we got you too. Teacher memes for some LOLs.

parent teacher conference meme  my face during the parent teacher conference
parent teacher conference meme

Also if you love you some monkeys, we have a slew of monkey memes!

Cleaning with Kids Memes

This Barney meme for parents who try so hard, even singing the Clean Up song. Bless you.

barney parenting meme

This is from our laundry meme collection. You gotta love it when you’ve spent the weekend washing loads of laundry. Just as you are carrying the last load of folded clothes up the stairs, miraculously a fresh bin of dirty laundry is found.

laundry parenting meme
laundry while parenting meme

My kid just sitting there, watching me clean up his mess. Feels about right. Do I waste all the energy I have to try to get him to help or do I just take the 5 minutes and do it myself. Don’t miss our Stranger Things memes.

my kid watching me clean up the mess he made after
I just cleaned the house
cleaning house with kids meme

Parenting Humor

Here is more parenting humor in the form of quotes and memes. That moment you turn from mom to bruh. Yeah, see our mom memes.

when your kid renames you from mom to bruh y tho
bruh meme

How much does it cost to raise a kid in 2024? This parenting meme nails it. See our inflation memes for more laughs and cries about money.

how much does it cost to raise a kid in 2024? one billion dollars
parenting meme 2024

The parenting game called is that chocolate or is it poop. It is a game where there is a high probability that you can lose and end up picking up a poo when you thought maybe it was just chocolate.

parents be like meme chocolate or poop
chocolate or poop – parenting meme funny game we play

Who else is a yeller? I have changed how I look at yelling at my kids. It’s not necessarily yelling. It’s more than I use my motivational speaking voice when certain subjects arise or events occur. It’s all how you look at it. Change your perspective.

parenting quote motivational speaking
It not yelling its a motivational speech meme – parenting

That moment your phone rings and caller ID says the school is calling.

when you look at your phone and it's the school is calling
parent meme funny

Who else has kids that play both mom and dad? If mom says no, then surely dad will say yes!

when mom says no and dad says yes
dad parent meme

Don’t worry, we have dad memes for all the fathers out there.

Bad Parenting Memes

Listen, I am not here to say you are a bad parent. Nor are these really bad parenting memes saying that if you do this you are awful. Because truth it I’ve done these and good news – thankfully my kids have survived me and I have survived them!

parenting quote childing
funny bad parenting meme

Am I the parent I dreamed I would be? No. I blame that totally on my kids. I didn’t expect them to not sleep, eat everything in the pantry yet nothing that I make for breakfast, lunch or dinner. I didn’t expect the house to be THIS dirty. I won’t even bring up the laundry discussion again.

perfect parent meme  my kids are the reason i am not the parent i dreamed i would be
bad parenting meme

This bad parenting meme reminds me of when my kids were younger. This is a clever parenting hack for whoever hides snacks from your kids.

bad parenting meme  hiding snacks from kids
bad parenting meme

Bad Kids Meme

Stop being so hard on yourself.

bad kids meme
bad kids meme

Parenting Running Late Meme

Anyone have kids that are always on time? HA! Parenting be like – YOU ARE ALWAYS LATE. When you tell your kids that you are running late, they instantly turn into sloths.

sloth kid parenting meme
sloth kids meme

How about using writing crazy school excuse notes that sound insane but are actually honest. How about your kid not being able to find their shoes before school? Anyone ever send their kid to school with 2 different shoes on?

parents be like meme no shoes
parents be like meme

Let’s talk about the hell clothing item known as socks. These things disappear and the kids are always asking for new socks though I know we have 230942934 pairs in random places throughout the house.

parents be like meme  oh you need socks put it on your christmas list
parents be like meme – add it to the christmas list

So next time they ask, since it is the holiday season – just tell them to add it to their Christmas list. Speaking of – clean Christmas memes anyone?

Newborn Parent Memes

Parenting newborn is not easy y’all. We have a whole series of baby memes you must see because parents of babies, you totally will relate.

parenting newborn memes  first joke parents hear after having a baby sleep when the baby sleeps
parenting newborn meme – sleep when the baby sleeps

And if you are just setting out on this parent journey, perhaps just freshly peed on a stick to find out you have a new role in life. Let me introduce you to our pregnancy memes.

Tired Parents Memes

Another thing I had no idea about is that while the baby eventually does sleep thru the night, there is a great chance that you won’t. Tired parents memes are memes about parents who just need sleep.

tired parents meme

And the co-sleeping thing. OMG, our third kid would not leave our bed. If we let him, he still would sleep smack in the middle of my husband and myself kicking all night long. If you long for sleep – these sleep memes are for you.

cosleep parenting meme

Jealous of how my husband can sleep thru anything. Even now that the kids are grown and half are driving, he can sleep!

parenting sleep meme
i want to sleep like my husband meme

The bedtime struggle is real. Especially with toddlers. Get yourself a toddler alarm clock.

bedtime meme parenting
bedtime meme

Isn’t it amazing how kids are ALWAYS hungry when it’s time to go to bed?

kid bedtime parent meme
tired parent meme

If you have older children, check out these kids alarm clocks.

Parenting Teens Meme

The experience of raising a teenager, well – about that. (See our Tiger King memes.)

me thinking kids would get easier when they became teenagers
teenagers meme parenting

Parenting teens is a whole new game. This feels very relatable as often parenting feels like you are screaming at a brick wall.

brick wall meme parenting
parenting teens meme

Another talk to a wall meme that accurately shows what parenting teens is really like.

talking to a wall meme
talking to a wall meme

Parenting a teen, well remember what it was like to parent a toddler? Yeah, about that times ten.

whenever you ask your teen to clean their room about that no
parenting teens meme

See our Schitts Creek Memes for more David Rose fun.

Parenting Fail Memes

There are times in your parenting journey that while you try your best, you just can’t win them all. These parenting fail memes are dedicated to those time.

just when i am finally getting this parenting thing down. the school calls and i am informed other wise.
parenting fail meme

Who else was perplexed when your sweet child was born with these vicious nails. Then to learn from the nurse that they can’t clip the baby’s nails.

My foggy brain from that time period swears the nurse mentioned that clipping nails is the equivalent to removing body parts and they can’t do that.

funny parenting quote meme
funny parenting fail meme

All that said, my parenting fail began early trying to accomplish this feat. By the 4th kid, I ended up doing something disgusting. I chewed my baby’s nails off because believe me when I say nobody wants to knick a precious sweet newborn baby with nail clippers!

parenting is hard meme

The Nile is a river in Egypt. Denial is what all parents first instinct is when thinking they’ve failed at parenting.

not sure if i failed as a parent or if my kid failed as a kid

Co Parenting Memes

What are parenting memes without co parenting memes. So many of us are co-parenting. Whether married or single – parenting should always be a co-parent thing.

coparent meme  coparenting be easy said no parent ever

I have many friends who say their ex’s parenting style be like this co parenting meme. Bless anyone who has to deal with kids and having to co-parent with an ex-partner.

my ex's parenting style be like

My husband and I co-parent but thankfully we are still married and living in the same house. I can’t imagine being a single mom and doing this parenting thing by myself.

funny co parenting meme  coparenting aint easy but neither is doing this parenting thing by yourself quote
funny co parenting meme

Kudos to all the single parents as well as the co-parents and bonus parents (step parents) that are doing the hard work to raise good kids! And eek to all of those who can relate to this funny co-parenting meme.

coparenting meme  co parenting with a psychopath is a special kind of hell

Step Parent Meme

Oh you are going to be a step parent. May the odds be in your favor.

oh you are going to be a step parent? may the odds be in your favor
step parent meme

None of the fun, but all of the blame. This step parent meme sounds about right.

step parenting none of the fun but you get all of the blame
step parenting meme

See our SpongeBob memes for more about the sponge who lives in a pineapple under the sea.

More Hilarious Memes About Parenting

Parent to a toddler? Then you know the amazing power of a toddler at 6 am. There should be an energy drink named 6 am toddler! Don’t miss our toddler memes.

toddler parenting meme
toddler energy drink meme – from @simoncholland follow on facebook / twitter

When a kid falls asleep sitting up after a long day of destroying your house.

kids destroying house meme

When a trip to Target without the kids feels like a zen yoga retreat.

target without kids meme
target without kids meme

Anyone else have kids that eat whatever you make them? I didn’t think so either. Use this funny parenting meme about kids not eating your food as a Throwback Thursday meme.

kid not eating parenting meme
throwback meme parenting

Having weird parents builds character. Be weird enough to be fun, but not too weird.

weird parents meme
weird parents meme

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funny parenting meme

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