As anyone who has ever tried to wrangle a screaming toddler off the floor of a grocery store knows, parenting can be hard work!
But when you’re at the end of your rope, sometimes the only thing you can do is take a deep breath and remind yourself to have a sense of humor about the seemingly endless trials and tribulations of raising children.
Here are 10 funny quotes about parenting to brighten your day:
“Having children is like living in a frat house – nobody sleeps, everything’s broken, and there’s a lot of throwing up.” – Ray Romano
“You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance.” – Franklin P. Jones
“Like all parents, my husband and I just do the best we can, and hold our breath, and hope we’ve set aside enough money to pay for our kids’ therapy.” – Michelle Pfeiffer
“It is amazing how quickly the kids learn to drive a car, yet are unable to understand the lawnmower, snowblower or vacuum cleaner.” – Ben Bergor
“The first 40 years of parenthood are always the hardest” – Unknown
” You know your children are growing up when they stop asking you where they came from and refuse to tell you where they’re going. ” – P. J. O’Rourke
“The truth is that parents are not really interested in justice. They just want quiet. ” – Bill Cosby
“When my kids become wild and unruly, I use a nice, safe playpen. When they’re finished, I climb out.” – Erma Bombeck
“You know your life has changed when going to the grocery store by yourself is a vacation” – Unknown
“People who say they sleep like a baby usually don’t have one.” – Leo Burke