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15 Funny Instagram Accounts That Will Make Parents Say, "I Needed That Today"

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1. Kids Are The Worst

Mom Anna Macfarlane started this account to show a funny look "at the 'other' side of parenting." Mission accomplished, Anna.
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Mom Anna Macfarlane started this account to show a funny look "at the 'other' side of parenting." Mission accomplished, Anna.

2. Live From Snack Time

Alyssa Cowit is a New York-based kindergarten teacher who — along with Greg Dunbar — started this account to chronicle all of the funny things her students say.
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Alyssa Cowit is a New York-based kindergarten teacher who — along with Greg Dunbar — started this account to chronicle all of the funny things her students say.

3. Celeste Barber

Celeste is an Australian actress, comedian, and mother of two boys who hilariously re-creates celebrity Instagram photos.
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Celeste is an Australian actress, comedian, and mother of two boys who hilariously re-creates celebrity Instagram photos.

4. James Breakwell

Twitter star James Breakwell (aka @XplodingUnicorn) shares funny illustrations plus snapshots from his sitcom-ready life as the dad of four daughters and their pet pig, Gilly.
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Twitter star James Breakwell (aka @XplodingUnicorn) shares funny illustrations plus snapshots from his sitcom-ready life as the dad of four daughters and their pet pig, Gilly.

5. The Real Moms of Instagram

If you're looking for Pinterest-perfect parenting, keep moving. This outrageous account is all about the real (sometimes very, very real) moments moms experience every day.
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If you're looking for Pinterest-perfect parenting, keep moving. This outrageous account is all about the real (sometimes very, very real) moments moms experience every day.

6. Hurrah for Gin

Author and illustrator Katie Kirby calls herself "a bit of a twat" in her Instagram bio, but this gin-loving British mom will feel like one of your wisecracking friends.
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Author and illustrator Katie Kirby calls herself "a bit of a twat" in her Instagram bio, but this gin-loving British mom will feel like one of your wisecracking friends.

7. Average Parent Problems

Ilana Wiles — author of The Mommy Shorts Guide to Remarkably Average Parenting — shares a steady stream of all-too-real parenting moments that will have you laughing and saying, "Been there."
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Ilana Wiles — author of The Mommy Shorts Guide to Remarkably Average Parenting — shares a steady stream of all-too-real parenting moments that will have you laughing and saying, "Been there."

8. Bunmi Laditan

Funny mom Bunmi Laditan — author of Toddlers Are A**holes: It's Not Your Fault — gives a behind-the-scenes look at her mom life.
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Funny mom Bunmi Laditan — author of Toddlers Are A**holes: It's Not Your Fault — gives a behind-the-scenes look at her mom life.

9. Father of Daughters

Another funny dad with four daughters? Yup! Simon Hooper humorously shares his life without any pretense — and writes terrific, almost blog-like captions.
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Another funny dad with four daughters? Yup! Simon Hooper humorously shares his life without any pretense — and writes terrific, almost blog-like captions.

10. BuzzFeed Parents

Hey, that's us! Our account features lots of original memes and other cool stuff parents will dig.
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Hey, that's us! Our account features lots of original memes and other cool stuff parents will dig.

11. Beleafmel

Instagram: @beleafmel

Dad Beleaf — who you may know from his YouTube channel, Beleaf in Fatherhood — posts lots of cute kid photos and videos PLUS healthy doses of his unique sense of humor.

12. Crazy Jewish Mom

This hit account features nothing but actual texts from author Kate Siegel's "neurotic, Jewish mother." Mom may be neurotic, but she's also 100% hilarious.
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This hit account features nothing but actual texts from author Kate Siegel's "neurotic, Jewish mother." Mom may be neurotic, but she's also 100% hilarious.

13. Late Notes

The bread and butter of Seth Jay King's account are the over-the-top and wacky late notes he sends his poor kids to school with.
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The bread and butter of Seth Jay King's account are the over-the-top and wacky late notes he sends his poor kids to school with.

14. Women in Real Life

Featuring lots of unfiltered moments from the lives of women. And while it doesn't exclusively feature moms, you'll find plenty of mom moments to yuck at.
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Featuring lots of unfiltered moments from the lives of women. And while it doesn't exclusively feature moms, you'll find plenty of mom moments to yuck at.

15. Anna Denise Floor

New mom Anna Denise Floor's beautiful account features plenty of looks at her charming and smile-inducing illustrations.
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New mom Anna Denise Floor's beautiful account features plenty of looks at her charming and smile-inducing illustrations.

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