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The 11 funniest Facebook status updates from parents this week

Let's give a shout out, LOL or ILBOTIBMKA ("I'm Laughing But On The Inside Because My Kid's Asleep") to the hilarious parents on Facebook.
/ Source: TODAY Contributor

Parents are funny — especially on Facebook! And we love them for it.

Why? Because when the pages of Facebook are jam-packed with pictures of happy families enjoying the last moments of summer vacation, it’s easy to think you’re the only one hiding in the closet waiting for that school bell to ring.

So let’s take a moment to give a shout out, LOL or ILBOTIBMKA (“I’m Laughing But On The Inside Because My Kid’s Asleep”) to the hilarious moms and dads who aren’t afraid to tell it like it really is. Here are our picks for this week’s Funniest Parents on Facebook!

Want to share your funniest parenting moments with TODAY? Just post them on our Facebook page at TODAY Parents, or tag us OR Sarah Maizes (our Parenting-Humorist-at-Large) in your comments. We’ll pick our favorites to feature in our next installment!

1. Somewhere, Daisy Duke is laughing

2. Back to basics

3. The gift that keeps on giving

4. Fancy like Mommy

5. #ItCanWait

6. The gap between "could" and "will"

7. Don't worry, the magical grocery shopping fairies will take care of it

8. Ah, culture

9. Absence makes the heart grow fonder

10. Long story short

11. Sorry, Jan

Sarah Maizes is an author, writer and humorist living in L.A. with her three kids and two cats and zero hamsters (finally!). She’s the author of many humor books for grown-ups and picture books for children including “On My Way to the Bath.” Follow her for more fun on Facebook at and subscribe for her hilarious updates at