One of the biggest blessings of being a parent is just how often your children make you burst out laughing with their shenanigans. Parents are tweeting the most hilarious stories and Bored Panda has curated this list of the very best ones for you to enjoy.

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Author, parent coach, and founder of ‘Calmer Parenting,’ Anne Peymirat, told Bored Panda that the biggest new challenges that parents are facing in 2020 are closely linked to the coronavirus pandemic. These include “working during the pandemic, looking after their kids, and having little or no childcare or support.” Scroll down for our full interview with Peymirat.

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indyfromspace Report

aw man i'm all outta cash
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2 months ago

Need some ice for that burn

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Rhaitsuni B
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2 months ago

She looks adorable ☺️

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Lousha
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2 months ago (edited)

I had an interesting conversation about this with a great high school teacher I had. He was talking about how much of an effect parents (and nurture in general) has on the pain perception of kids that will later determine how "tough" of an adult they will become. This was one example: your child falls. As an adult you generally can gauge quite well how bad that fall was and can control YOUR reaction. That silent moment is actually your child looking for THAT, how mommy or daddy acts now. If you run towards them with a face full of horror, they start to scream and cry. If you calmly pick them up with a smile and a casual "whoopsie" they will smile back. The first type will likely be more sensitive to pain as an adult, the latter more impervious.

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According to Peymirat from ‘Calmer Parenting,’ the coronavirus has changed family life in a lot of ways. At the start of the pandemic, there were a lot of kids learning via the internet and this caused a lot of new issues for parents, from learning how the heck Zoom works to figuring out how to keep their kids entertained all day at home.

As coronavirus cases continue to rise, we might see a greater return to distance learning in some areas, and parents will have to juggle having their children at home all the time again. Some schools are already having classes online again, but not all parents are working from home again, so it’s a real pickle of a situation.

Peymirat explained that there are both positives and negatives that came with the pandemic. On the plus side, the pandemic led to more interactions between parents and their kids, especially when everyone was under lockdown.

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Hans
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2 months ago

Ouch. Particularly since you know that children will tell the truth.

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Riani Kivela
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2 months ago

If you look close, Elsa really does have a neck.

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Cindi Hinch
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2 months ago

Actually that info isn’t ok to give out. Smart kiddo.

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On the flip side, the lockdowns had also increased the amount of time that kids spend in front of screens. That’s not all, however.

“Some parents reported anxiety in teens who did not want to go out and see friends, not so from younger children who are often quite resilient,” the parent coach revealed. She said that the best way to calm down a child is to be factual about the Covid-19 pandemic and to give them advice about protecting themselves and others.

Peymirat also advised parents who are feeling overwhelmed with everything to take any opportunity that they can to have some alone time with just themselves or with their partner. This way, parents can recharge, relax, and be ready to overcome anything else that 2020 throws at them.

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DC
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2 months ago

... yeah, taller...

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Bardhi's Dad
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2 months ago

Lol

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Laura Zaini
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2 months ago

this is the way

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JiminKimLip7
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2 months ago

This should be first!

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Kim Irving
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2 months ago

I'm glad I had already swallowed my coffee before reading this, otherwise I would be currently cleaning my screen....BAHAHAHAHAHA

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Bardhi's Dad
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2 months ago

Good proposal! You have my support

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Hans
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2 months ago

Fair enough question.

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True Blue
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2 months ago

That batman phase hasn't worn off yet

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Laugh or not
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2 months ago

Is he called Calvin, by chance? And sorry to tell you, but it is a real concern that too many adults are unaware of.

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Bardhi's Dad
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2 months ago

So many reasons to be mad at somebody in the morning, though 😃

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Aldhissla VargTimmen
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2 months ago

Don't laugh this away, she's probably a HSP and can really feel the little difference in texture...

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Cindi Hinch
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2 months ago

He’s swapped to YouTube.

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funny AF Amazing Films
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2 months ago

Sleep with one eye open

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Cindi Hinch
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2 months ago

Ah...nathan fillion, jewel staite, morena baccarin, gina torres, alan tydyk.

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Cindi Hinch
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2 months ago

All I read was “you have 3 hrs to kill our youngest” 🥺

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Pamela24
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2 months ago

One Czech singer wrote a loong Facebook post a couple of months ago after he had to live alone for a few weeks because of covid. It was all about how amazing his partner is, how he hadn't realized until then that the laundry doesn't wash/dry/fold itself, that dishes have to be washed and that toilet doesn't stay clean on its own. He praised his girlfriend so much. Not one sentence mentioned that he's going to now participate more and so many people clapped to say how amazing he is.

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JuJu
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2 months ago

After the second one you insert "You'll do it now and I will watch!"

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Remi Flynne
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2 months ago

Argh - my partner. We have three washing up liquid bottles on the go. WHY?

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b l a n c
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1 month ago

LOL

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True Blue
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2 months ago

Maybe it's code for Apple?

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Rhaitsuni B
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2 months ago

He's gonna grow to be the best manager 😂

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2 months ago

Genius

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Your Local Lizard
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2 months ago

tell her Unicorns eat vegetables

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Your Local Lizard
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2 months ago (edited)

You look better than a Disney princess with and without a mask ;)

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