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35 Tweets That Sum Up Life With 7-Year-Olds

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<div><p>Each year of a child’s life brings new challenges and moments of humor for parents. </p><p>The age of 7 is no exception. Amid the chaos and hilarity, many moms and dads raising 7-year-olds turn to Twitter to lament their frustrations and share LOL-worthy anecdotes. </p><p>We’ve rounded up 35 such tweets. Scroll down for some funny and all-too-real musings from the front lines of parenting 7-year-olds. </p></div><div><blockquote data-dnt="true"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">I’m in season 14 episode 6 of my 7-year-old’s story.</p>— Jessie (@mommajessiec) <a href="https://twitter.com/mommajessiec/status/1204829556722548736?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">December 11, 2019</a></blockquote></div><div><blockquote data-dnt="true"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">My 7yo sure says “I’m not lying!” a lot for someone who is usually lying.</p>— Dad and Buried (@DadandBuried) <a href="https://twitter.com/DadandBuried/status/1029068920139984902?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">August 13, 2018</a></blockquote></div><div><blockquote data-dnt="true"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Somewhere between asking me to make mac n cheese and me serving it, 7yo decided he didn’t like cheese anymore</p>— MumInBits (@MumInBits) <a href="https://twitter.com/MumInBits/status/1117867574824321024?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">April 15, 2019</a></blockquote></div><div><blockquote data-dnt="true"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">My favorite part of going to the bathroom are the little notes my 7yo slides under the door saying "we are hungry"</p>— Marcy G 🍕 (@BunAndLeggings) <a href="https://twitter.com/BunAndLeggings/status/1142820103718785024?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">June 23, 2019</a></blockquote></div><div><blockquote data-dnt="true"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Me: Ready for school?<br><br>7yo: [in only underwear with pants tied around his neck like a scarf & a sock on each hand] Almost</p>— Valerie (@ValeeGrrl) <a href="https://twitter.com/ValeeGrrl/status/818806850628046849?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">January 10, 2017</a></blockquote></div><div><blockquote data-dnt="true"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">7-year-old: What can I have for a snack?<br><br>Me: Any fruit.<br><br>7: Strawberry ice cream.<br><br>Me: Try again.<br><br>7: A banana split.</p>— James Breakwell, Exploding Unicorn (@XplodingUnicorn) <a href="https://twitter.com/XplodingUnicorn/status/1214647264414699528?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">January 7, 2020</a></blockquote></div><div><blockquote data-dnt="true"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">“I. AM. NOT. BEING. DRAMATIC!” <br><br>- my super zen 7-year-old slamming her door</p>— Ramblin Mama (@ramblinma) <a href="https://twitter.com/ramblinma/status/1204218807692083201?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">December 10, 2019</a></blockquote></div><div><blockquote data-dnt="true"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">My 7-year-old told me she wants a pet chinchilada. Do I find this at the pet store or a Mexican restaurant?</p>— Jessie (@mommajessiec) <a href="https://twitter.com/mommajessiec/status/1199417901993922560?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">November 26, 2019</a></blockquote></div><div><blockquote data-dnt="true"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">7yo just discovered Beyonce's album on her iPod also includes the movie.<br>She gasped,<br><br>"I can watch this when I poop!"</p>— kelly oxford (@kellyoxford) <a href="https://twitter.com/kellyoxford/status/747614693410250753?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">June 28, 2016</a></blockquote></div><div><blockquote data-dnt="true"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">My 7yo's toothbrush has a suction cup on the bottom, so she stuck it on the tile wall and tried brushing hands-free. *Wipes tear of pride*</p>— SpacedMom (@copymama) <a href="https://twitter.com/copymama/status/906909228752932864?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">September 10, 2017</a></blockquote></div><div><blockquote data-dnt="true"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">7yo: *visiting me in the hospital* Do you have any snacks?</p>— Heather 🦈 doo do doo do doo do doo do (@dishs_up) <a href="https://twitter.com/dishs_up/status/1119613712464142336?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">April 20, 2019</a></blockquote></div><div><blockquote data-dnt="true"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">7yo made a weird oregami dinosaur and I told him I loved it and now my bedroom is filled with 18,000 weird oregami dinosaurs</p>— MumInBits (@MumInBits) <a href="https://twitter.com/MumInBits/status/1131638454385881088?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">May 23, 2019</a></blockquote></div><div><blockquote data-dnt="true"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">My son asked my 7yo how she would survive a bear attack and she replied she would try to be his friend, thus making her the most adorable of my children but also the least likely to survive an encounter with an actual bear.</p>— Jessie (@mommajessiec) <a href="https://twitter.com/mommajessiec/status/1176320732739059714?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">September 24, 2019</a></blockquote></div><div><blockquote data-dnt="true"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">[laser sounds]<br><br>[dinosaur sounds]<br><br>[enraged death screech]<br><br>Me: What were you doing?<br><br>7-year-old: Taking a bath.</p>— James Breakwell, Exploding Unicorn (@XplodingUnicorn) <a href="https://twitter.com/XplodingUnicorn/status/1213457705836437505?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">January 4, 2020</a></blockquote></div><div><blockquote data-dnt="true"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Being a parent teaches you a lot about yourself. For instance, this morning my 7yo told me that I’m not as funny as I think I am.</p>— Lurkin' Mom (@LurkAtHomeMom) <a href="https://twitter.com/LurkAtHomeMom/status/993603986694557696?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">May 7, 2018</a></blockquote></div><div><blockquote data-dnt="true"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Me: u won’t know how to ride a bike right away. Takes practice<br>7yo: ok<br>Me: took me many tries.<br>7yo: can I try now?<br>Me: be patient <br>7yo: Mama, can I try PLEASE <br>Me: be prepared to eat it<br>7yo: 🙄🙄 *gets on bike* *rides away* <br>Me: ...<br>7yo: *yells* u were not as smart as me maybe</p>— Sabaa Tahir (@sabaatahir) <a href="https://twitter.com/sabaatahir/status/1107469709912338432?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">March 18, 2019</a></blockquote></div><div><blockquote data-dnt="true"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">7yo: Daddy, I can't find my stuffed animal<br>Me: Here it is<br>7yo: How did you find it?<br>Me: I looked<br>7yo:</p>— Robert Knop (@FatherWithTwins) <a href="https://twitter.com/FatherWithTwins/status/897881242489692160?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">August 16, 2017</a></blockquote></div><div><blockquote data-dnt="true"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">7yo: Is “tickling your fancy” like when you tickle a rich person?<br><br>I don’t know about you, but this is why I had kids.</p>— SpacedMom (@copymama) <a href="https://twitter.com/copymama/status/899988482361372673?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">August 22, 2017</a></blockquote></div><div><blockquote data-dnt="true"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">I just groaned in frustration and my 7yo said “Yeah, I feel ya” without looking up from Minecraft</p>— AsKateWouldHaveIt (@KateWouldHaveIt) <a href="https://twitter.com/KateWouldHaveIt/status/1081996851228954624?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">January 6, 2019</a></blockquote></div><div><blockquote data-dnt="true"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Me: “Guys, we are leaving in 5 minutes.”<br><br>7yo: “Do I need to wear shoes?”<br><br>Me: “Yes.”<br><br>[4 minutes later]<br><br>7yo: “What about pants?”</p>— Jessie (@mommajessiec) <a href="https://twitter.com/mommajessiec/status/982228975261958145?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">April 6, 2018</a></blockquote></div><div><blockquote data-dnt="true"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">7yo: I'm writing a poem. What rhymes with 'love' and has to do with Thanksgiving? <br>Me: You know what's awesome? STEM careers.</p>— Nicole Chung (@nicolesjchung) <a href="https://twitter.com/nicolesjchung/status/661660234860077057?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">November 3, 2015</a></blockquote></div><div><blockquote data-dnt="true"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">7yo: I am so excited about sleeping in tomorrow.<br>Me: Me too!<br>7yo: I think I'll probably sleep until SEVEN!<br>Me: *sobs quietly</p>— Sarah del Rio (@sarahdelri0) <a href="https://twitter.com/sarahdelri0/status/639656063659339776?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">September 4, 2015</a></blockquote></div><div><blockquote data-dnt="true"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">7yo was doing parkour over the furniture when he slammed into a door, got his jeans caught on the handle and was kind of dangling upside down and I don’t know if that’s all part of parkour but I clapped anyway</p>— MumInBits (@MumInBits) <a href="https://twitter.com/MumInBits/status/1125453117020102656?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">May 6, 2019</a></blockquote></div><div><blockquote data-dnt="true"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">My 7yo threw a Mother's Day card in my face while I was sleeping, and yelled "happy Mother's Day!" If that doesn't say motherhood I don't know what does. It was a shitty card too, but I loved it.</p>— Marcy G 🍕 (@BunAndLeggings) <a href="https://twitter.com/BunAndLeggings/status/1127590073090826240?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">May 12, 2019</a></blockquote></div><div><blockquote data-dnt="true"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Wife: “Do NOT lick the dog!”<br>7yo: “But he licked ME!”</p>— ReasonsMySonIsCrying (@ReasonsMySonCry) <a href="https://twitter.com/ReasonsMySonCry/status/1119968228820815873?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">April 21, 2019</a></blockquote></div><div><blockquote data-dnt="true"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Does laying in bed with my eyes shut make me look like I want to search my house for a 1/4" Pokemon figurine bc apparently my 7yo thinks so</p>— Lurkin' Mom (@LurkAtHomeMom) <a href="https://twitter.com/LurkAtHomeMom/status/898525237741998080?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">August 18, 2017</a></blockquote></div><div><blockquote data-dnt="true"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">My 7yo just asked me if people are “made out of meat.” Like, can we just have an uncomfortable sex talk like everyone else?</p>— Emily McCombs (@msemilymccombs) <a href="https://twitter.com/msemilymccombs/status/1117234152926060544?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">April 14, 2019</a></blockquote></div><div><blockquote data-dnt="true"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">My new favorite thing is to say pokemon names wrong and annoy my 7yo.<br><br>Me: Pokachu!<br>7yo: PIKACHU! Geez mom!!</p>— Marcy G 🍕 (@BunAndLeggings) <a href="https://twitter.com/BunAndLeggings/status/1094977797204791297?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">February 11, 2019</a></blockquote></div><div><blockquote data-dnt="true"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">7-year-old: I'm too tired for this.<br><br>Me: For what?<br><br>7: *motions vaguely at the world*</p>— James Breakwell, Exploding Unicorn (@XplodingUnicorn) <a href="https://twitter.com/XplodingUnicorn/status/1202949958720270336?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">December 6, 2019</a></blockquote></div><div><blockquote data-dnt="true"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">7yo: Mom, can you pick out my outfit?<br><br>Me: OK<br><br>7: It has to be purple. <br><br>Me: OK<br><br>7: And a dress. <br><br>Me: OK<br><br>7: And have cats riding shooting stars with blue sequins and say sparkle. <br><br>Me: *brings her dress*<br><br>7: No, not that one.</p>— Jessie (@mommajessiec) <a href="https://twitter.com/mommajessiec/status/1112004909963137025?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">March 30, 2019</a></blockquote></div><div><blockquote data-dnt="true"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">My 7yo said if she ever gets married she wants to have a pajama-themed wedding, and I feel like my parenting has come to fruition.</p>— SpacedMom (@copymama) <a href="https://twitter.com/copymama/status/873908270850822144?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">June 11, 2017</a></blockquote></div><div><blockquote data-dnt="true"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">7yo and his friends have formed a band and as I watch those kids trying to create music together I search for words of encouragement but honestly they’re shit and I just want the noise to stop</p>— MumInBits (@MumInBits) <a href="https://twitter.com/MumInBits/status/1121868166529986561?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">April 26, 2019</a></blockquote></div><div><blockquote data-dnt="true"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Just discovered my 7yo wearing his underwear backwards again. Playing classical music while pregnant is bullshit.</p>— Minivan (@my_minivan_life) <a href="https://twitter.com/my_minivan_life/status/292806389619892225?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">January 20, 2013</a></blockquote></div><div><blockquote data-dnt="true"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">If you have any problems falling asleep, just have a 7yo explain to you what happened in a movie they saw.</p>— Ann (@writerPT) <a href="https://twitter.com/writerPT/status/366368968451174400?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">August 11, 2013</a></blockquote></div><div><blockquote data-dnt="true"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">7-year-old: I'm tired.<br><br>Me: Maybe you should go to bed earlier.<br><br>7: Maybe today should be canceled.</p>— James Breakwell, Exploding Unicorn (@XplodingUnicorn) <a href="https://twitter.com/XplodingUnicorn/status/1215651502146105344?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">January 10, 2020</a></blockquote></div><section><h5>Also on HuffPost</h5><div><div data-aria-label="Video" data-provider="vidible" data-published="2020-02-07T03:19:25+00:00" data-videovertical="" data-placeholder="//img.vidible.tv/prod/2020-01/28/5e2fed24d21f1a77520b3610/5e2fed24eae5e10001edb180_o_F_v1.png?w=1440&h=900&q=60"></div></div></section>

Each year of a child’s life brings new challenges and moments of humor for parents. 

The age of 7 is no exception. Amid the chaos and hilarity, many moms and dads raising 7-year-olds turn to Twitter to lament their frustrations and share LOL-worthy anecdotes. 

We’ve rounded up 35 such tweets. Scroll down for some funny and all-too-real musings from the front lines of parenting 7-year-olds. 

Also on HuffPost

Source: Huffington Post Australia Athena2 https://www.huffingtonpost.com.au/entry/tweets-that-sum-up-life-with-7-year-olds_au_5e3cd626c5b6f1f57f0e4c98

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