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The 30 Funniest Tweets About Parenting

Laughter is the best medicine, but Twitter's a close second.

Between tackling tantrums, re-learning all that math you haven't touched since elementary school, and trying to actually get your teenager to talk to you, parenting is no easy feat. However, despite its difficulties, these celebrity moms and dads have taken to Twitter to prove that, no matter how much baby vomit you're wearing or how much crayon you have on your walls, you can still come out the other side with your sense of humor intact.

If you need a laugh (or a break from your own offspring), these hilarious tweets about parenting from celebrities are sure to crack you up. And for more absurd humor, enjoy the 50 Puns So Bad They're Actually Funny!

Chris Pratt

Chris Pratt funny tweet

Chris Pratt wasn't above getting in a jab at his infant son's sleepless nights. And when you need a little more amusement in your life, try out the 20 Funny Things You Can Ask Siri!

Kristen Bell

Kristen Bell funny tweet

Kristen Bell's daughter certainly has creative ideas about how to react in case of an emergency. And about the likelihood of wind-related emergencies, in general. Think that's hilarious? Just wait until you see the 30 Worst Madame Tussauds Celebrity Wax Figures Ever.

Jim Gaffigan

Jim Gaffigan funny tweet

Comedian Jim Gaffigan doesn't hold back when it comes to the peril of traveling with his son. And for more chances to crack up, check out the 30 Funniest Game Show Moments of All Time.

Alyson Hannigan

Alyson Hannigan funny tweet

How I Met Your Mother star Alyson Hannigan isn't above admitting she needs a nap every bit as much as her kids do. For more silliness, turn to the 40 Facts So Funny They're Hard to Believe.

Ryan Reynolds

Ryan Reynolds funny tweet

Consistently one of Twitter's funniest celebrities, Ryan Reynolds loves nothing more than joking about the all-to-relatable desire to bid farewell to his kids—for now, at least. Can't get enough of the Deadpool star's humor? You'll crack up reading Ryan Reynolds' 30 Funniest Tweets.


Christina Applegate

Christina Applegate funny tweet

Parents sometimes find themselves with strange bedfellows, like this rubber chicken keeping Christina Applegate company.

Conan O'Brien

Conan O'Brien funny tweet

Conan O'Brien isn't above preparing his kids with painful, but necessary, life lessons. And for more on the intersection of parenting and social media, here are the 50 Instagram Accounts That Every Dad Needs to Follow.

Catherine Giudici Lowe

Catherine Giudici Lowe funny tweet

Is it worth it to start your whole skincare routine over because of a little baby spit? Not even close, according to Catherine Giudici Lowe. And hey: While we're discussing beauty routines, here are the 20 Beauty Products You Should Never Use.

James Corden

James Corden funny tweet

James Corden wasn't about to share the spotlight with his wife, even if she was doing the bulk of the pregnancy labor, technically speaking.

Chrissy Teigen

Chrissy Teigen funny tweet

The supermodel gets real about the role moms tend to play in parenting versus the naps dads tend to take while they're doing it. Yes, Chrissy Teigen is definitely aware of the 30 Things Only Moms With Daughters Know.

Joel McHale

Joel McHale funny tweet

It doesn't have quite the same ring to it, but Community star Joel McHale's son isn't wrong, either.

Jenny Mollen

Jenny Mollen funny tweet

The benefits of living in an apartment building: safe package pickup, safe baby drop-off.


Adam Scott

Adam Scott funny tweet

Even on his Parks and Recreation salary, Adam Scott knows that's too much money for a stupid boat.

Carrie Underwood

Carrie Underwood funny tweet

The secret for maintaining a Hollywood body? Eating only the remainder of other people's food, according to Carrie Underwood.

Andy Richter

Andy Richter funny tweet

We can get behind Andy Richter's meditative, mindful parenting style.

Anna Faris

Anna Faris parenting tweet

Just because you're a celebrity doesn't mean you're not into making economical meal. Just ask Anna Faris.

Jimmy Kimmel

Jimmy Kimmel funny tweet

Jimmy Kimmel makes yet another excellent point about why you should never leave your newborn alone. And for more good, clean fun, here are the 50 Crazy Celebrity Facts You Won't Believe Are True.

Zooey Deschanel

Zooey Deschanel funny tweet

Zooey Deschanel isn't afraid to get political, especially when it comes to the cuteness of her baby daughter.

Max Greenfield

Max Greenfield funny tweet

New Girl star Max Greenfield's daughter definitely has an eating philosophy most grownups can get behind.


Olivia Wilde

Olivia Wilde funny tweet

Olivia Wilde wasn't thrilled to learn that binge-watching 30 Rock wasn't exactly her kids' idea of a good time.

Dax Shepard

Dax Shepard funny tweet

Dax Shepard doesn't mince words about the actual terror traveling with toddlers strikes into the hearts of most parents.

Chrissy Teigen

Chrissy Teigen funny twitter

Chrissy Teigen wasn't about to engage with any online mom-shamers, so she headed them off at the pass with this funny quip instead.

Lin-Manuel Miranda

Lin-Manuel Miranda funny tweet

The Hamilton creator gets real about the simple tastes of his son, Sebastian.

Nicole Richie

Nicole Richie funny tweet

Even a glamorous designer like Nicole Richie still bears the physical and emotional scars of any battle-weary parent.

Rob Delaney

Rob Delaney funny tweet

Comedian Rob Delaney wasn't above cracking this joke about his sub-par parenting skills.

Brooklyn Decker

Brooklyn Decker funny tweet

Grace & Frankie star Brooklyn Decker knows that there's no greater feeling than seeing your adorable children. Except seeing your husband at the door with some tequila, of course.

Danny Zuker

Danny Zuker funny tweet

Modern Family producer Danny Zuker just can't put his finger on the self-esteem crisis in his family.

Busy Phillips

Busy Phillips funny tweet

It seems the names Birdie and Cricket will be the least of Busy Phillips' daughters' problems.

Michael Ian Black

Michael Ian Black funny tweet

Michael Ian Black isn't about to let his kids get complacent by feeding them corny lines about loving them equally.

Sharon Horgan

Sharon Horgan funny tweet

Some parents want their kids to study hard. Some parents want their kids to be good people. Catastrophe star Sharon Horgan just wishes her daughters were as cute as this dancing toddler. And when you want to crack up your friends, try out the 75 Jokes That Are So Bad They're Actually Funny.

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Sarah Crow
Sarah Crow is a senior editor at Eat This, Not That!, where she focuses on celebrity news and health coverage. Read more
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