Parents say the darndest things. If you want someone self-depricating to commiserate with, add these five moms and dads to your Twitter feed. Want to be on this list? Tweet your parenting woes and words of wisdom tagging @metronewyork with the hashtag #metroparenting and your tweet could end up in the paper next week.



Kelly Oxford


Kelly Oxford is the author of the New York Times best selling book "Everything Is Perfect When You're A Liar." She's a blogger and stay-at-home mom, who lives in Canada. Expect lots of witty observations about pop-culture - and of course kids - to pop up in your feed after adding her.


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Amy Flory

Amy Flory has her own blog, Families in the Loop, and is also a writer for The Huffington Post. She doesn't mind embarrassing herself for a laugh, which is what makes her tweets so entertaining.

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James Breakwell

Humor writing comes naturally to this funny dad, who has his own blog and writes his own Web comics. He's the guy that everyone wants at their kid's birthday party to help liven things up.

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Johanna Stein

In her Twitter bio, actress Johanna Stein refers to herself as a "writer/mom/idiot," but her tweets prove she's quick with the quips. The author of the hilarious new mommy memoir, "How Not To Calm A Child On A Plane," Stein is quick to laugh at her parenting missteps; ones you'll totally relate to.

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Stephanie McMaster

Comedian and mom Stephanie McMaster is just as funny on Twitter as she is on stage. She tweets often and you'll be tempted not to favorite every single one of her tweets. Basically, she gets you.

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