20 Hilarious Parents Who Probably Shouldn’t Text

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Everyone who owns a cell phone has been the victim of text message goofs. If we are honest, we can attest to at least one text fail. It seems that parents are the most victimized. They are either taking advantage of acronyms by misusing them or misreading a message. Then on the other hand, you may be one of those tech savvy parents that use texting to your advantage by taunting a loved one, which almost always puts you on the winning side of a text message battle. Either way, the sometimes ineffective communication method is most often hilariously and frighteningly misused. Some are certainly more embarrassing than others, but in the end they all make us laugh. So please, enjoy this list of hilarious parent text fails and wins.

Do Your Chores

This is one way to get a response.

Prankster Parent

When you’re bored and just want to annoy your kid.

To Do List

She probably should have put her kid’s name on the shopping list.

Did You Get Your Message?

I think this dad forgot how messaging worked. You have to actually have the phone with you to receive it.

Instructions Needed

This mom is still trying to figure out how to use this.

Google Needs To Stop Changing

The owner of Google is apparently undercover as a live at home teen.

Coming Out

Mom is supportive no matter what.

Dad Needs Advice

Don’t you hate when dad upgrades your sibling’s phone but not yours?

Having Fun

She’s having fun creating emoticons…..uuum typing-face-things.

Not Funny

The term, YOLO was meant for happier times.

Auto Play

His message seems to be on repeat.

Mom Win!

This is by far the best text ever!

Do As I Say

Why can’t you just follow directions?

Hashtags Are Easy!

Mom missed the whole point of hashtagging.


Makes sense to me. Who says we can’t make up our own meanings?

Pins and Needles

I’m sure mom was nervous about the mysterious question.

Killer Moth

Again, a parent with nothing to do but prank their kid.

Honest Mistake

Hey, it does look like a little Hershey’s kiss.

Always and Forever

Mom will always love you, even when you can’t find love.

Laugh Out Loud

Phones should come with a texting dictionary. Really.