As a dad, there’s nothing better than hearing other people articulate some truth from the wild world of parenting. It helps remind us that fatherhood is a shared pursuit and, well, that crazy stuff happens to every parent. There’s no better display of this than on Twitter, where parents regularly share the funny, silly, frustrating, and truthful events that happen in their lives. To that end, here are ten of the best dad tweets from this week.
What’s In A Name?
I don’t like calling it a “dad bod.” I prefer “father figure.”
— Josh Radnor (@JoshRadnor) February 28, 2018
When my daughters came home from the craft store they both rushed in to tell me they got something that looks just like me. Flattered. pic.twitter.com/PDMFGwRWyc
— Jeff Lyons (@usedwigs) February 26, 2018
Purs(e)-uit of Happiness
5-year-old: I like being a girl.
5: Purses hold more snacks.
— James Breakwell (@XplodingUnicorn) February 26, 2018
The Morning Routine
My only goal for today was to get up early enough to get to the new cereal boxes before my kids so that I could open the bags inside of them properly as opposed to them being mauled as if by a wild badger.
— Andy H. (@AndyAsAdjective) February 26, 2018
It Was (Not) Fun While It Lasted
A "Science Fair" is a good example of something that sounds way more fun than it actually is.
— Abe Yospe (@Cheeseboy22) February 26, 2018
It's the weekend, time for my kids to get together with their friends and talk (I assume) about what a cool dad I am.
— Ken Jennings (@KenJennings) March 2, 2018
Sleeve Me Alone
My kid’s favorite thing to dip in ketchup is her sleeve.
— Simon Holland (@simoncholland) February 25, 2018
Who’s The Boss?
me: pls don't do that
kids: [do it anyway]
me: I told you not to do that
kids: are you new
— Grant Tanaka (@GrantTanaka) February 26, 2018
Urine For a Treat
Congratulations on the birth of your son, and your bathroom smelling like urine for the rest of your life.
— Real American Dadass (@R_A_Dadass) February 25, 2018
Traded in our kid's used tricycle this weekend in exchange for twenty dollars and an unplanned emotional journey.
— dadpression (@Dadpression) February 26, 2018