If you have (older) kids AND don’t text them ridiculous things at all hours of the night, are you even a parent? We think not. And these hilarious mum text messages prove it.

Recently Bored Panda posted a list of their favourite mum texts message ever and, well, they are way too funny not to share. Some mums are clearly trolling their kids for fun (and why not?) while others are clearly clueless as ever when it comes to the whole SMS thing.

Either way, the results are text-tastic! Behold 16 of our very favourite ones!

1. Don’t text me 

2. Twenty questions 

3. A beautiful day indeed

5. Be like bowtie man

6. Dog park dating

7. Lots of love

8. Mum joke level 1000

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9. Ah, snap!

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10. Next level parenting 

11. Spaced out

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12. No plans

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13. Stop changing Google

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14. Meow! 

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15. The jokes on you, son 

16. Emoji overload

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So funny, right!! And proof that parenting only gets better when the kids are old enough to have their own mobile phone. I’m thinking about buying my son a phone now, simply so I can troll him! Consider it my payback for him not sleeping for the first five years of his life.

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Born and raised in Canada, Jenna now lives in Far North Queensland with her tribe. When the mum-of-three is not writing, you can find her floating in the pool, watching princess movies, frolicking on the beach, bouncing her baby to sleep or nagging her older kids to put on their pants.

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