So often, parents are thought of as disciplinarians, taskmasters, and prison guards. But for all their rules, regulations, and insistences that we eat our vegetables, parents are still people – and like most people, they know a good opportunity for a joke when they see one. These 25 parents have figured out how to combine healthy doses of stickler and jokester, and we’re sure that their kids will be better for it.
#1. The parents who know a good opportunity when they see it.
#2. The parents who finally figured out how to get their kids to do chores.
#3. The parents who totally helped with this awesome costume.
#4. The dad who just wants the boys to know.
#5. This mom, who is doing the right thing.
#6. This dad, who would do anything for his little girls.
#7. Tony Hawk, who is trying his hand at extreme parenting.
#8. The parents of this baby, who had some fun with a magic marker.
#9. These parents, who know how hard flying with a baby can be.
#10. This dad, who came up with the most excellent Halloween costume.
#11. This mom, who doesn’t mess around.
#12. This dad, who knows how important a good cape can be.
#13. This cute father and son from a galaxy far, far away.
#14. This dad, who made it the weirdest Christmas ever.
#15. This dad, who knows that you don’t have to give up your hobbies when you become a parent.
#16. These parents, who appreciate the classics.
#17. This dad, who is giggling to himself in the living room right now.
#18. This young parent, who knows that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.
#19. This cute mom, who knows how to party on.
#20. This dad, who accessorized properly.
#21. This mom, who wanted her little boy to feel included.
#22. This dad, who got creative.
#23. This dad, who perfectly executed this amazing costume.
#24. This dad, who believes in tough love.
#25. This DJ dad, whose daughter is probably going to be one cool kid.