As fun as summer vacation may be, parents can only handle so many days of dragging their belongings to the community pool or playing referee to sibling arguments before they lose their minds.
"Ya'll gonna make me lose my mind, up in here, up in here. Ya'll gonna end up in time out, up in here, up in here," Penn and Kim Holderness sing in the parody. "Ya'll need to not lose your cool, up in here, up in here. Ya'll need to go back to school, up in here, up in here."
The video shows scenes of summer vacation familiar to all parents — from kids complaining that they're bored while sitting in a room filled with toys, to finding summer reading assignments crumpled up in backpacks and rushing to complete them.
More Back to school videos
Back to school tips and tricks to save money: What to buy now and later
No-tie shoelaces, penmanship projector and other gadgets for back to school
From backpacks to lunchboxes, the ultimate back-to-school checklist
Back-to-school bargains at Target, Office Depot and elsewhere
"School got out in June, happy as a honeymoon. Three months later, we're all singing a little different tune," Penn raps in the song. "Three months together is a beautiful thing, but yeah, it's time for the bell to ring."
So what are Penn and Kim most looking forward to once that first school bell does ring?
"I think our plan is to drop them off and go on a walk together," Penn told TODAY Parents. "We miss 'just the two of us' walks. Those are tough to do in the summer."