We are in a difficult situation right now. Everyone is quarantined in their homes, and people are starting to go stir-crazy, especially people with children. Parents are taking to the internet to share the hilarious and bizarre ways their children are causing mayhem around the house, and it is truly comical. Continue reading for a good laugh, and remember you are not alone; we are in this together.
1. Work For Food
When your kids are stuck at home, it is hard to find ways to keep them motivated to do their chores. This mom created a unique way to encourage her children to clean.
The only way to get snacks is to pay for them with the money they earn from doing chores.
2. Spider Man Is Watching While You Work
These are scary and uncertain times we are living in, but imagine how terrifying it must be to have a four-year-old dressed as Spider-Man sitting on the table staring at you while you try to work.
People must be very confused when they video call her and see him in the background.
3. Home School Is Not Going Well
Since schools are closed, parents are having to home school their children to make sure they don't fall behind. This boy wrote in his home school journal that the lessons were not going well so far.
His mom is very stressed out, and she needs multiple breaks to get through the school day. She must be wondering why teachers don't get paid more.
4. Black Tie Tea Time
When your children ask you to wear your wedding dress for lunch, there are not many excuses not to. You only wore the dress once, so why not get some extra use out of it.
This must have been a black-tie lunch for her to dress so fancily. What were her children wearing for the special occasion?
5. The New Home School Teacher
This mom is regretting outsourcing the teaching duties to her dog. He has gone off the curriculum and made his own lesson plans.
At least they know that dogs are good, and cats are bad. What else would they need to learn in home school?
6. What Is She Up To?
This little girl is using her free quarantine time to learn about pentagrams. She is using this to summon her imaginary friend.
Her parents might want to confiscate her copy of "How to Summon Demons: Toddler Edition."
7. How To Track Your Quarantine Tolerance
This graph is showing the relationship between tolerance for alcohol and children to the number of days in quarantine.
The more days spent in quarantine, the higher the tolerance for alcohol and lower tolerance for children.
8. The Quietest They Have Been In Days
This dad had enough of being bothered, so he gave his daughters an old laptop and monitor and told them to take it apart and put it back together.
He is a genius because they are so focused, and he no longer has to hear, "Dad, we're bored!"
9. SOS Please Someone Help Me
When you want someone to save you from your children, so you leave an SOS message on your driveway, but no one can help you because everyone is in quarantine.
We wonder what drove her to draw out this cry for help. Was it the homeschooling or lack of activities?
10. How To Keep Your Children Quiet
After hours of screaming and running around, this mom wanted to get some work done, and this was the only way to stop control her daughters.
Masking tape doesn't have the holding power to keep these two down for long. They are currently planning their escape.
11. Work From Home Views
This looks like a scene in a horror movie. It's called, "When Kids Strike," just when you thought it was safe to work from home, they strike.
It must be difficult to get work done when your children are scratching at the door trying to get into your office.
12. This Little Boy Was Looking For His Mom While She Was Working
At first glance, you might not see him, but a little boy is peeking through the curtains. He finally found out his mom wasn't at her office, but she has been working from home the entire time.
Parents can no longer hide. The children are getting smarter, and they know all the tricks now.
13. He Decided To Cut His Own Hair
When the kids are home for too long, they get into trouble more comfortable. This little boy found some scissors and gave himself a haircut.
His mom wanted to have a little fun before they fixed his hair so they dressed him up like a little George Costanza.
14. Even The Cat Is Over Quarantine
"Someone help! Why are you people always home now? I used to have the whole place to myself; now I get nothing!" The cat is not happy with this quarantine situation.
Everyone is dealing with this new situation in different ways, but the cats are taking it the hardest. They like to be alone, and now they are getting too much attention.
15. Giant Fort To Keep Them Occupied For A Few Minutes
No matter what age you are, building a fort will always be fun! You can get super creative, and it is like escaping to another world.
This is a huge fort and took some time to build to keep the entire family busy. Now the kids have a fun place to play without bothering the parents.
16. Never Leave Paint Out!
This is an important rule to remember during quarantine, if you have small children, do not leave paint cans where they can reach.
If you do, you might end up with a paint-covered toddler and a house full of paint tracks. Bath time is going to be fun in that house.
17. New Co-Workers
Now that parents are working from home, their children have more time to annoy them. This dad was trying to get some work done when his son asked to be carried on his shoulders.
He had to compromise because he needed to get work done, but didn't want to disappoint his son. Working from home is going well.
18. Now They Have To Buy A New Couch
Here is another reason why you shouldn't leave paint out at home. These boys got into some lime green paint, and now the couch and the rest of the house is covered in green paint.
Paint cans are not light, so how did they manage to open it and carry it over to the couch?
19. It's Been Two Days And The TV Is Already Broken
During quarantine, having a TV is important to watch the news and enjoy entertaining shows and movies. Without that, you have to be creative in finding fun activities.
How will they distract their children while they try to get work done? It was only day two, and things were already going downhill.
20. How To Get Some Privacy When You Need To Work
Here is a tip for everyone working from home. If you want some privacy, and you want your children to stop walking in while you try to work, put some underwear on the door handle, so they will know you are busy.
Children won't want to touch your underwear, but toddlers will put them on their heads like a mask.
21. Creating New Games To Keep Them Busy And Educated
This dad is keeping his children busy with a Dungeons and Dragons that incorporates tracking health and initiative to stay healthy.
His daughters have gotten really excited to play the game, and it keeps their brains working and thinking.
22. So Much Chaos In One Photo
Homeschooling suddenly turned into a roller-skating party, and the teacher lost control of the situation.
It must have been time for recess because these girls are ready to move around. This is going to be a struggle to get through the rest of the lessons.
23. When They Are More Excited About The Box Than The Toys
This dad thought it would be wise to order over $100 of Legos, and they came in this giant cardboard box. He thought his daughters would be excited about the toys, but it turns out they only cared about the box.
Now he has plenty of Legos and no one wants to play with them. He could have saved the money and just bought the box.
24. This Is One Way To Lose Your Stash Of Toilet Paper
After stocking up and buying 18 rolls of toilet paper, this person's children put them all in the bathtub to make toilet paper soup.
That's one way to run out of toilet paper quickly. Hopefully, they were able to buy some more.
25. He Wanted To Join The Video Call
When you are trying to get some work done, and your son insists on using you as a jungle gym.
His boss was confused when he started getting messages of random letters and numbers. Make sure he doesn't erase all your work.
26. So Innocent, Yet So Destructive
How can a face that cute and sweet be so destructive? Also, who let her have access to the tube of toothpaste.
She has an iPad right in front of her, but the toothpaste was much more exciting to her.
27. "I Gave The Toilet Paper A Bath"
Everyone has been talking about washing your hands, cleaning all the surfaces you touch, and wiping things down before you bring them into your house.
One child heard that everything needed to be cleaning, so they bathed the toilet paper. There goes half the quarantine toilet paper supply for this household.
Everyone has a different approach for homeschooling, and some people are choosing to stick to the regular school day schedule.
This parent shared a picture of her son at "recess" he seems to be having a great time playing in the (home)schoolyard.
29. When The Gym Is Closed
Not only are offices and schools closed, gyms are also closed too. Fitness fanatics have to be creative to stick with their workout routines.
This dad has opted to use his daughters as bench press weights. Working out is now fun for the whole family.
This little girl said she wanted to show her mom a magic trick. She was planning on making the toilet paper disappear.
Well, she succeeded and clogged the toilet at the same time. She is quite the magician.
31. Notes From Your New Students
It seems that no one is having an easy time with homeschooling. Parents and children are struggling to stay focused.
This person's child wrote them a note to tell them how they feel. This child is not happy with their homeschool teacher.
32. "Everything Is Fine"
Have kids they said, it will be fun, they said. Then they said that having your children with you in quarantine would be a bonding experience, but you are covered in spit-up and have to change your clothes for the fifth time today.
How can such a small human produce so much fluids? Her mom needs a break and a shower.
33. Teach The Children About The Economy
Since all the children are home, it is important to teach them about the new economy. He is learning the cost of marijuana, and that you shouldn't snitch on people.
Some things are more important than English and history in school. This is a different type of home school.
34. "Take A Photo With A Word That Describes How You Feel Right Now"
This little boy's teacher asked for a picture with a word that expresses how they feel during this time, and this little boy picked the most relatable feeling.
There aren't many things to do in quarantine, so people are bored and the only exciting thing is looking forward to the next meal.
35. He Doesn't Understand Social Distancing
The rules for social distancing mean that you have to stay six feet apart from other people. This little boy did not get the message.
She was trying to teach her son the importance of social distancing, but he was doing to the exact opposite of everything she said.
36. It's Never To Early To Start Drinking
When you are stuck with your kids 24/7, and you have to find ways to cope with the extra stress.
Some people turn to working out while others turn to alcohol. Whatever helps you get through the day. Quarantine rules are like airport rules; it doesn't matter what time it is; a drink is always acceptable.
37. This Is Why People Had To Panic Buy Toilet Paper
It was confusing to see everyone buying toilet paper in bulk, but now we know why people were stocking up.
If you have children, you have to buy double the amount of toilet paper because the chances of them destroying rolls is higher.
38. How To Play Video Games And Watch Your Toddler At The Same Time
It was day six of quarantine when this dad had enough of tea time and princesses. He wanted an hour to play Call of Duty with his friends, so he had to find a solution to keep his daughter busy.
She doesn't understand why her mom is laughing so hard, but she doesn't seem too upset about being taped to the floor.
39. Home School Or Makeup Class
This mom was trying to have an art class during the home school schedule. She walked out of the room for five minutes and returned to a child covered in marker.
She must have been channeling her inner makeup artist instead of drawing on the paper.
40. He Has A Lot To Learn In Home School
It was day one of home school, and this mom asked her son to write a story. When he was finished, she realized how much he still has to learn.
The next lesson she is planning is working on using apostrophes. He wrote "weed" instead of "we'd."
41. Home School Is Only Fun For The Children
Homeschooling in their home means pillow forts and staring blankly at mom while she tries to figure out fourth-grade math problems.
It is going to be a struggle for a while, but eventually, they will get the hang of it.
42. That Was The Last Role!
It was an unfortunate story in this house when one child decided to flush the last roll of toilet paper.
They had to go to the store and stock up after this incident.