Humor isn't required for parenting, but it definitely makes life a bit easier. These 18 parents know how to joke around with their kids, even when it means poking fun at themselves. With all the stress and responsibility that comes with parenting, we sometimes forget to stop taking ourselves so seriously and crack a good joke once in a while. I for one don't want my kids remembering me as the grumpy lady who was always busy, even if that is a reality some days. From hilarious "selfies" to epic pranks, we can all learn a thing or two from these hilarious moms and dads. 1. Dad's ready for his daughter's first driving lesson! Reddit \/ setharnold 2. Anyone who thinks this dad is a bad parent has clearly never spent all day with a toddler. Reddit 3. I can't wait until my kids are old enough to appreciate this sentiment! It's a compliment, really. Reddit \/ SpermBucket 4. "I told my mom I need plain black t-shirts, and she comes home with this..." Imgur 5. This guy checked on his parents after hearing that an escaped murderer was near their house. He wasn't expecting this reply! Reddit 6. "You want a soda? Sure thing, kid!" Reddit \/ Fanie1157 7. Ah yes, the good old "Museum of Ass." Reddit \/ spikeypeach 8. Troll level: Expert. Imgur \/ boomdeyada 9. Luckily, he's already made it very clear that speeding will not be tolerated. Imgur \/ slippinjimmy 10. His mom swears it was the only frame she had, but I think she likes to see Disney princesses fawning over her baby boy. Imgur 11. Who wants mood lighting when they have dietary restrictions? Reddit \/ Chatoyant_Ethan 12. I don't know what he expected. His parents always said the dog was taking over his room when he left for college. Reddit \/ Bwrighterp 13. This one took over the picture frames, too! Reddit \/ dryback1486 14. Eh, Matthew's first birthday lives on in their memories. "Ghostbusters II" on the other hand... Reddit \/ thelordplatypus 15. Parents always say they love their kids equally, but it's clearly a lie. Reddit \/ clarkbc 16. Somebody's been watching a little too much "Jaws" lately. Reddit \/ SutekhRising 17. Only parents could send a "selfie" by mail and be this endearing. Reddit \/ reifier 18. Looks like Dad and his friends have had a few beers! Well played, gentlemen, well played. Imgur Credits:\u00a0viralnova Share this story on Facebook with your friends.