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.
The Boy Scouts are dropping the word 'Boy' from their name and within seconds my dad called me to say, "Looks like they're finally ready for ya."
— Conan O'Brien (@ConanOBrien) May 7, 2018
Keep ‘Em Laughing
*Dragging my son by the collar to my 20 year high school reunion.*
Me: “Tell him. Tell him how funny I am.”
— Soren Bowie (@Soren_Ltd) May 10, 2018
7-year-old: Can I wear high heels?
7: So I can reach the candy.
Valid fashion choice.
— James Breakwell (@XplodingUnicorn) May 9, 2018
Pinky and the Brain
My kids are like Pinky and the Brain.
Every night they think, “Geee, what should we do tonight?”
Then they do the same thing they do every night—they try to get out of going to bed.
— Real American Dadass (@R_A_Dadass) May 10, 2018
Last Month of School
It’s the last month of school, here are 97 activities in the middle of the day parents need to attend.
— Simon Holland (@simoncholland) May 9, 2018
I like to lay all my clothes out neatly ready for work in the morning.
Jack likes to jump on my clothes before I get to put them on.
— Jack's Dad (@DaddingAround) May 8, 2018
Parenting by the Numbers
Parenting by the numbers:
33% – wondering who broke/did/killed something
33% – yelling
33% – tripping over shoes
1% – eating grilled cheese crusts
— Rodney Lacroix (@moooooog35) May 10, 2018
Rules are Rules
No matter what movie we've just seen, our 4 year old insists that everyone dance through the entirety of the credits.
— dadpression (@Dadpression) May 2, 2018
Try Something New
Me: Remember, it’s never too late to try something new
8yo: Unless you just jumped off a cliff
— Robert Knop (@FatherWithTwins) May 10, 2018
My favorite thing my daughter says to me every single day is "when you die I'm going to get all your money. Have a good sleep."
— Mike Reynolds (@EverydayGirlDad) May 9, 2018