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20 Funny Tweets From People Who Are Just Trying Their Best At This Whole Parenting Thing, Okay??

Becoming a parent doesn’t automatically mean that you magically possess all of the necessary knowledge in the universe — it just means you’re supposed to act like you do. And that’s a lot of pressure.

In reality, parenting often involves wearing the same shirt multiple days in a row, juggling a ridiculous number of schedules and activities, and answering a barrage of nonsensical questions from tiny humans. The pursuit of parenting “perfection” is fruitless because life is inevitably going get a little bit messy from time to time, particularly when you have kids in tow.

Here are some entertaining tweets from parents who have given up on the Instagram-perfect idea of parenthood, and are simply hanging on by a thread, one day at a time.

Here’s hoping they get a nap soon.