Parenthood is globally recognized as one of humanity’s greatest gifts. But that doesn’t mean it’s easy, or that it comes without its fair share of stress, challenges and lessons to be learned.

Here, in response to a trending Twitter hashtag, twelve parents sum up #ParentingIn5WordsOrLess. Their tweets are a reminder of the little joys and humorous moments that come with being a parent. 


  • Alexandra Hayes

    Content Director, Product & Brand, at Thrive

    Alexandra Hayes is a Content Director, Product & Brand, at Thrive. Prior to joining Thrive, she was a middle school reading teacher in Canarsie, Brooklyn.