Parents know what’s really up…and it’s based on LIES!
What am I talking about? Let me explain…
I mean that parents have to lie A LOT to their children in order to keep themselves and their partners from totally losing it and going completely insane.
Tell me wrong…you can’t, can you?!?!
Because it’s the cold, hard truth. You know it and I know it.
So enjoy these funny tweets about parents lying to their kids. It might even give you some new material to work with…
1. These are all the oldies that you should be using.
Trust us on this one, okay?
Common Parent Lies: "There's no more." "That's hot/spicy." "Everyone is sleeping." "Go hide, I'll come find you."
— Bunmi Laditan (@HonestToddler) May 31, 2012
2. Sure, you can be a cowboy!
We’ll start looking into cowboy schools for you very soon.
I tell my kids they can be anything they want when they grow up b/c it’s important to for them to get used to hearing lies at any early age.
— James Breakwell, Exploding Unicorn (@XplodingUnicorn) January 27, 2013
3. This is amazing.
Parents…pay attention to this one.
Heard another parent tell their kid that when the ice cream truck plays its jingle
it means they’ve sold out of ice cream. Using that now.
— The Dad (@thedad) May 18, 2019
4. Wait a second…I’ve heard this one before…
So my dad’s been lying to me all these years?
Having you guys as kids is Father's Day gift enough.
– lies dads tell their children
— Rodney Lacroix (@RodLacroix) June 11, 2015
5. Safety first! Nice work!
There’s no way they’re not believing this one, right?
My friend tells her kids that her engine won’t start until her car hears their seatbelts go click and now I’m curious what other cute lies parents tell.
— Mommy Owl (@Lhlodder) June 24, 2020
6. I have no idea how that got there.
But I’m gonna get to the bottom of this…
The most creative lies I tell as a parent come from when my kids discover their artwork in the trash can.
— Momsense Ensues (@momsense_ensues) August 30, 2020
7. Before you know it, it’s tomorrow morning.
Where does the time go?
I'm just gonna lay down and rest my eyes for a second, and other lies I tell my kids.
— Lady Lawya (@Parkerlawyer) July 1, 2017
8. You have to set the tone early and often.
Or else you’ll be going to McDonald’s every day for the rest of your life.
— Momsense Ensues (@momsense_ensues) June 24, 2018
9. Santa is dead, children.
There was nothing anyone could do about it…
I've decided to tell my kid Santa died instead of "he doesn't exist" bc when you're this deep in a lie, you stick to the story.
— One Classy Motha (@MothaKim) December 5, 2012
10. You can do both.
Were you aware of this? It’s true!
Parents are allowed to be hypocrites. For example, I tell my kids it's wrong to lie AND that Baby Shark was destroyed in a fire at the internet factory
— The Dad (@thedad) April 11, 2019
11. You should be taking advice from this Mom.
She has her act together!
I just wanted five minutes to drink my coffee so I sent my kid in the other room to look for a toy that’s in my pocket.
Follow me for more parenting hacks.
— Not the Nanny (@not_thenanny) May 20, 2020
12. That is a beautiful picture!
Are you a professional artist?
It's weird how we tell kids not to lie then tell them how good the picture they drew is.
— Simon Holland (@simoncholland) April 15, 2016
13. I can see you and you’re doing a great job!
How many times have you said this before?
Of all the lies I tell my kids, "I can see it from here" is my favorite.
— Lauren Mullen (@DraggingFeeties) March 21, 2017
Okay parents, now we want to hear from you!
In the comments, tell us about the LIES that you tell your kids.
Be honest with us!
We can’t wait to hear from you!