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10 Books for Parents Who Have a Sense of Humor

funny parenting booksPeople. If your kids have made it to the toddler stage, you know that being a parent requires a sense of humor.

Between the crazy antics of toddlers (today, I had my toilet seat colored with lipstick and bedroom toilet papered — all while I was just 10 feet away) to the insane things you would never think you would be doing (picking up human poop in the corner of your living room — please tell me I’m not alone). If you aren’t laughing, you are crying.

These years are short in the grand scheme of things — so might as well laugh your way through them. Here are 10 good reads from authors who are parents and get it. Load up the Kindle or purchase a good ol’ paper back and enjoy these books filled with laughs for parents.

10 Books for Parents Who Have a Sense of Humor

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  • Go the F**k to Sleep 1 of 10
    Go the F**k to Sleep
    For all parents who wish their kid would just go to sleep.
    Available at Amazon, $9.84
  • Monsters Eat Whiny Children 2 of 10
    Monsters Eat Whiny Children
    This cautionary tale about whiny children being eaten by monsters is upended when the monsters cannot decide how best to prepare their meal.
    Available at Amazon, $10.87
  • Sh*tty Mom: The Parenting Guide for the Rest of Us 3 of 10
    Sh*tty Mom: The Parenting Guide for the Rest of Us
    A guide on being the sh*tty mom — and probably simply a parenting guide for moms worldwide.
    Available at Amazon, $11.14
  • If Mama Don’t Laugh, It Ain’t Funny 4 of 10
    If Mama Don't Laugh, It Ain't Funny
    Lucy Adams humorously dissects and revels in the absurdity and chaos of modern family life.
    Available at Amazon, $14.95
  • Daddy Needs a Drink: An Irreverent Look at Parenting from a Dad Who Truly Loves His Kids– Even When They’re Driving Him Nuts 5 of 10
    Daddy Needs a Drink: An Irreverent Look at Parenting from a Dad Who Truly Loves His Kids-- Even When They're Driving Him Nuts
    Robert Wilder offers priceless life lessons on discipline, potty training and the job of being a parent.
    Available at Amazon, $10.99
  • Ketchup Is A Vegetable: And Other Lies Moms Tell Themselves 6 of 10
    Ketchup Is A Vegetable: And Other Lies Moms Tell Themselves
    A collection of essays by the creator of Robin's Chicks that will not only make you laugh and cry, but realize that you're not alone in your journey.
    Available at Amazon, $12.49 
  • If You Give a Kid a Cookie, Will He Shut the F**k Up?: A Parody for Adults 7 of 10
    If You Give a Kid a Cookie, Will He Shut the F**k Up?: A Parody for Adults
    The answer in my house is yes, for about three minutes and then expect screaming for another cookie.
    Available at Amazon, $10.19
  • All My Friends Are Dead 8 of 10
    All My Friends Are Dead
    A hilarious book that Debbie the Downer may of well as written.
    Available at Amazon, $9.95
  • The Taking Tree: A Selfish Parody 9 of 10
    The Taking Tree: A Selfish Parody
    You've read The Giving Tree, now meet The Taking Tree.
    Available at Amazon, $11.55
  • The Three-Martini Playdate: A Practical Guide to Happy Parenting 10 of 10
    The Three-Martini Playdate: A Practical Guide to Happy Parenting
    In dozens of short, wickedly funny chapters, she skewers today's parental absurdities and reminds us how to make child-rearing a kick.
    Available at Amazon, $10.33

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Molly blogs parenting, geekery and technology at digitalmomblog.com.

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