The UN health agency chief expressed optimism during a press briefing on Wednesday that 2022 may be the year the world ends the acute stage of the COVID-19 pandemic. That’s a big bet. A bet on which our sense of normalcy, something we took for granted in the pre-pandemic life, relies.

Speaking of parents, the prospect may sound like a savior. You see, dealing with kids in all this chaos proved to be a whole new kind of challenge. It left moms and dads continually sleep deprived, it turned them into stay-at-home teachers, made homes children’s playground and ruined not just one or two video conferences.

So no wonder Bored Panda’s monthly list of the funniest parenting tweets is one of the most awaited posts for many readers. After all, parents’ tweets have an endless source of inspiration thanks to these cheeky little daredevils who may bring some misery now and then, but even more happiness. Psst! Don't forget to check out more of the funniest monthly parenting tweets in our previous posts here, here and here.

While parents are constantly trying to do their best with parenting, especially during the pandemic which brought immense challenges upon households, schools, kindergartens, and after-class activities, it’s easy to let the kid have their own way. Usually out of love and care, sometimes from lack of a strict voice, and especially now due to the confusing routine courtesy of the pandemic, children start showing their adverse side. Whether it’s the lack of motivation, aggressive behavior, or lack of gratitude, kids are getting more spoiled than ever.

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Random Dog Owner
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1 year ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

For me it would be: I really hope my bother of a brother isn't even more annoying than he already is

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MelonCloud
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1 year ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I am in a wheelchair permanently. One kid I came across in the street didn't really get why I needed that wheelchair. So to make it a bit easier I explained it as my wheelchair is a stroller for adults who can't walk :-)

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It's easy to tell if a child has been spoiled. They insists on having their own way, use tantrums and whining to get their way, feel superior and entitled to more or better things than others. Other signs include a very low tolerance for frustration, making unfair and excessive demands to others, and complaining about being bored. According to Pediaclinic, the main cause of spoiled children is a lenient, permissive parenting style. Permissive parents at the extreme may not set any limits or boundaries, as a result, parents give too much power to the child and the inevitable happens: the kid is spoiled, and that’s not to be taken lightly.

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L.a. Williams
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1 year ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Great name and som one from his generation came up with it.

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GoodWolf
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1 year ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I don't even have seventeen sweatshirts from the beginning

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“Do you know anyone who has trouble keeping their emotions in check when they don’t get their own way? It may be that they were spoiled as a child and this hasn’t done them any favors as they move into their adult life,” Lynn How, the author of “Positive Young Minds” told Bored Panda in an interview. Lynn specializes in supporting parents, teachers, and children navigating through mental health issues and prevention.

“These children may turn into adults who show less resilience when things go wrong and they may give up easily when things aren’t working out. Also, they want it all and they want it now whereas most adults can tolerate delayed gratification,” Lynn explained.

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Nika De Beer
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1 year ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Well at least you had two minutes of fun in 2020 and 2021!!! lol

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Other traits that reveal an adult was likely spoiled as a child include, Lynn argues, “a lack of independence as their problems were generally solved for them, an inability to take criticism as nothing they did badly would invoke the appropriate feedback and the idea that everything should just come to them easily without too much work.” Lynn added that this last point is also coupled with a huge sense of disappointment when it doesn’t work out. “All in all, this doesn’t set a child up to have positive relationships or good mental health as an adult,” she warned.

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Chhapiness Report

Blue Purple
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1 year ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

if she dislikes broccoli, she must hate spring and summer...

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Moreover, when a child is growing up in an environment that feeds their spoiled behavior, a lack of appropriate boundaries can be very confusing. “Although on the outside, these children can seem argumentative and rude, this stems from a lack of self-confidence on the inside as they have not been given these tools.”

Lynn also said that “Once their safety blanket of the parents spoiling them has been removed, coping on their own would bring on anxiety which could manifest itself as a tantrum. Often these children will have friendship issues as they find it challenging to let others have their own way and they may find it difficult to form positive relationships with other adults such as teachers due to difficulty with conformity.” In conclusion, this adds up to a childhood that is more challenging that it needs to be.

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michimama75 Report

Franziska
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1 year ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Well lets be honest, it would have been a bad day if he did

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Peej Maybe
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1 year ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

My wife's brother once got very drunk, vomited copiously all over his room then proceeded to hoover up the mess (or attempt to). Which was fine until about a day later when the hoover began to REALLLLY honk. In the end, not even a bag change could save the thing and it had to be binned.

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