Skip To Content

    17 Parents Whose Hilariously Real Texts Will Make Other Parents Go, "Yup, That About Sums It Up."

    "Baby just fell asleep. Be quiet or you're dead."

    1. This parent, whose threat is as real as they come:

    jlhoova / Via instagram.com

    2. This parent, who says things they never thought they'd say:

    cypress_knees / Via instagram.com

    3. This parent, who gives the necessary updates:

    kyemartin / Via instagram.com

    4. This parent, who may never get their question answered:

    kristinals671 / Via instagram.com

    5. This parent, whose child is an animal lover:

    sauslund / Via instagram.com

    6. This parent, who looks on the bright side:

    onefunjac / Via instagram.com

    7. This parent, who knows when to celebrate:

    ambifaith / Via instagram.com

    8. And this parent, who knows when to mourn:

    9. These parents, who know they've got a prodigy on their hands:

    lovablelens / Via instagram.com

    10. This parent, who has a legitimate excuse:

    momcavetv / Via instagram.com

    11. This parent, who came up with some pretty foolproof directions:

    photobugcutie2012 / Via instagram.com

    12. This parent, who has traded childish things for, well, childish things:

    jmatthewcolburn / Via instagram.com

    13. This parent, who is crafty when it counts:

    sassyjewishmom / Via instagram.com

    14. This parent, who is running on fumes and fumes alone:

    lpmoreland / Via instagram.com

    15. This parent, whose kids totally live on the edge:

    funwithmonster / Via instagram.com

    16. This parent, who was a casualty of new babyhood:

    tiredmomcreations / Via instagram.com

    17. And this parent, who found poetic justice where they least expected it:

    robinsonc814 / Via instagram.com

    Want awesome parenting tips in your inbox twice a week? Sign up for the BuzzFeed Parents newsletter!

    Newsletter signup form