There’s loads to like (and rather a lot to be taught!) on TikTok—even when you’re over 25 and the final dance routine you realized was the Macarena.
If you’re feeling extra like Reese Witherspoon than Ciara relating to TikTok, you’re not alone. Mom teams apart, you’ve in all probability moved from Facebook to Instagram in your social repair, however TikTok can really feel a bit intimidating when you’re over 25 and the final dance routine you memorized was the macarena.
Fear not, parents. No one must be subjected to your weak makes an attempt at the “WAP” dance—you may comfortably peruse infinite brief and snappy movies from the sidelines. Whether you joined out of curiosity or to maintain tabs in your children, you’ve acquired hours of scrolling forward of you whilst you disguise from your loved ones in the rest room. And mothers with newborns, the middle-of-the-night leisure is infinite.
From the most relatable parents and their life hacks to quirky households and laugh-out-loud weirdness, right here are 10 accounts you need to comply with now.
When you need some eye bleach
With all the dangerous issues taking place round the world, generally you simply need some cute content material to make your coronary heart really feel good once more. Follow these accounts when you’re trying to flip your frown the other way up.
Check out @justjordynnaround for the most endearing TikToks that includes two-and-a-half-year-old Jordy and her mother Jenn. Their movies are largely of them taking part in and hanging round the home, however Jordy is extremely well-spoken, taking the cuteness to new heights.
@justjordynnaroundWe love Pizza Hut! “Pizza Hut and Nothin’ But!!” ##mmmm ##pizza ##happydance ##PizzaHut @pizzahut♬ original sound – Jenn & Jordy
If you’re on the lookout for one thing to heat your coronary heart, @caitlinfladager has acquired you lined. This mother of two shares loads of tender moments with every member of her household that are certain to tug at your heartstrings. On high of that, she additionally provides nice recommendation for supporting your children’ psychological health with persistence and understanding.
@caitlinfladagerHe loves to offer my brow kisses.. ##mommysboy ##wholesome ##love ##momsoftiktok ##fyp ##foryoupage♬ Emotional Piano Instrumental In E Minor – Tom Bailey Backing Tracks
When you need a very good chuckle
Most individuals flock to TikTok for a bit of levity so after all now we have to say some Canadian parents who are actually giving us the relatable humour we all crave.
Kelsey of @kavanaghdiaries is a mother of two who shares clips of her life together with her spouse and two sons. While her movies vary from heartwarming to crazy, her comedy movies are undoubtedly our favourites.
@kavanaghdiariesI’m pleased with my mother body ##mombod ##postpartumbody ##momofboys ##2under2 ##momsoftiktok ##accurate ##reletable ##momcomedy ##momcontent♬ Im outta here LITTLE RASCALS – Mistress_Mortis
Vancouver mother @ongsquad likes to poke enjoyable at the rollercoaster experience that’s life with 4 children who are simply as iPad-obsessed, demanding and choosy eating as ours (we really feel seen). We additionally love her evaluations of Costco sale objects, deep dives into Canadian food historical past and healthy appreciation for Hawkins Cheezies (our reply to Cheetos).
@ongsquadAlways hungry, by no means full ##momsoftiktok ##kidconversations ##toddlermoms ##momprobs ##momcontent♬ Sharing Is Caring – Ong Squad
Leave it to “the mom friend you’ve always wanted,” Renee Reina of The Mom Room podcast, to ship a hearty dose of parental realness on her account @the.mom.room. Her feed is a mixture of humorous posts about life with a toddler, recipe concepts and mother hacks (she constructed her child a cardboard potty room for privateness), and social commentary—we particularly love when she takes down the trolls who criticize her parenting choices.
@the.mom.roomWasn’t anticipating that! ##toddlermom ##momtok ##toddlersoftiktok ##toddlers ##dinnertime ##momsoftiktok ##over30momlife♬ original sound – @the.mom.room
This mama is filled with sarcastic I-don’t-give-a-f*ck humour and we’re all for it—particularly throughout this pandemic. Annie Robert of @thismamastillgotit is predicated in Montreal and is all about mothers doing what they gotta do to make it via the day. Here right here!
@thismamastillgotitAn oldie however a goodie! ##montreal ##momoftiktok ##badmoms ##parenting ##mindyourbusiness ##notkaren ##StepByStep ##EasyCooking ##canada_life ##canadianstyle♬ original sound – Annie Robert
When you need some motivation
We’re all in survival mode as of late, however when you need a dose of happiness in your life (so you may faux it ’til you make it) you’re going to wish to hit comply with on these constructive parents—and we promise they gained’t offer you a toothache, peppering extra earnest posts with some critical LOLs.
Sometimes the smartest thing to maintain us going is to see ourselves in different mothers, particularly when there’s humour concerned, and @diaryofanhonestmom does simply that—whether or not it’s her children’ infuriating lack of ability to get themselves prepared in the morning or the need for mothers to offer themselves a break and cease making an attempt to dwell as much as each expectation.
@diaryofanhonestmomthis dance is the exception, I’m clearly the finest at it #hotmessmom #momtruth #honestmotherhood #parenting #momlife #itsthebobforme♬ the bob for me – aqyila
If you want ’90s music and embarrassing your children, @jennyfromtherock29 is the feed for you! She’s acquired a number of teenagers who she’s consistently dancing round, and he or she peppers her throwback jams with a not-annoying quantity of self-affirming mantras and encouragement for parents.
@jennyfromtherock29Salt -N-Pepa’s right here! #80shiphop #pushit #over40mom♬ Push It (Re-Recorded) [Remastered] – Salt-N-Pepa
We simply wish to give this lesbian #boymom an enormous hug each time we see considered one of her posts—whether or not it’s a mushy #hugtrap that places the concentrate on kindness and positivity, a hilarious perception into getting older or a poignant thought on parenting.
The self-proclaimed CEO of Positivity, @mommy.andemma, posts from her house base in Ottawa, the place she solutions followers’ questions, reacts to humorous TikToks and brightens our day together with her daily dance predictions. Bonus: humorous cameos from her husband and their cute daughter Emma.
@mommy.andemmaAnswer to @lexiadkins31 OUR FAV FOOD AND DRINKS! #ImObsessed #CoversForLovers #qanda #answer♬ Spongebob – Dante9k
This Calgary mother loves to bounce and present mothers over a sure age that you simply’re by no means too outdated to get transferring. Check out her account @tosanoshshow for all the good vibes (plus some relatable comedy too!).
@tosanoshshowYour body is critical! ##fyp ##foryou ##over40 ##confident ##bodypositivity ##body♬ Nesesari – Kizz Daniel
When you’re trying to be taught one thing cool
Pinterest mothers, hear up! TikTok is now the place to go for fast life hacks, from tips for mixing your baby formulation to methods for getting your throw pillows to look simply right. And it’s additionally your new go-to to find out about superior cultural practices, like Inuk throat singing.
Montreal-based @shinanova is education the world on Inuk throat singing and Indigenous tradition generally. She performs together with her mother, Caroline, and takes her 1.5 million followers alongside for the duo’s classes and performances, plus intimate moments like her mother giving her conventional braids. Be certain to loop your children in for these movies!
@shinanovaTesting our throat singing capabilities😆 #fyp #foryou #trending #aroundtheworld♬ original sound – Shina Nova
Dr. Dina could also be a paediatrician, however her TikTok, @drdinakulik, isn’t simply health recommendation. Check it out for useful tips starting from find out how to retailer bananas in order that they ripen extra slowly to getting your crusty paintbrushes wanting good as new.
If you’re on the lookout for easy tips that can assist you up your DIY house decor recreation, @jessicasaramorris is your gal. She’ll present you simple methods to upcycle thrifted objects and provides your areas a much-needed refresh.
@jessicasaramorrisCheap Decor Hack that may make your pillows look far more costly ##SmallBite ##decorhack ##cheapdecor ##interiordesign ##homehack ##diypillow♬ Backyard Boy – Claire Rosinkranz