Step away from the phone! Hilarious texts from parents reveal auto-correction errors and awkward typos that make their kids cringe
- People from the US have shared the hilarious texts their parents sent them
- A mother ruthlessly sent one posing as her child’s imaginary boyfriend
- Another learned the hard way to never trust her phone’s autocorrect feature
Communicating has never been easier thanks to smartphones and messaging apps, but it also makes it easier for parents to send embarrassing texts to their kids.
People have shared the hilarious messages they received from their parents on the American trivia website The everyday things.
Some parents learned the hard way to never trust their phone’s autocorrect feature when a mother told her daughter she was “caressing” herself instead of “Googling.”
Another didn’t realize her finger was over the camera lens when she sent multiple shots of a landscape, while a father trying to be helpful texted one of his kids letting them know they’d left their phones at home.
On the American trivia website The Daily Stuff, people have shared the hilarious messages they received from their parents. A mother stunned her child when she sent them gibberish for not wearing her glasses
Let’s shorten this conversation! Something went wrong with a mother who was trying to expand her knowledge
A Very Enthusiastic Mom Accidentally Used The Poo Emoji To Represent Chocolate Chips Because They Looked Cute
Better luck next time: A mom said she learned to use hashtags, then got it all wrong, in a really cute text message to her son
When a mother said ‘You Only Live Once’ – YOLO – to her son, he replied that it was usually meant to ‘live to the fullest’ rather than as a warning
Never rely on autocorrect! In a chilling text that no child wants to receive, parents announced that they were ‘pleasing’ themselves instead of ‘googling’
Step away from the phone! When one of the parents sent a message to their son with strange symbols and letters, they knew they had to come and help
No photo finish! A mother tried to show the beautiful view they encountered while on vacation but kept blocking the camera with their finger, much to the dismay of their child
Thanks Dad! There’s nothing like a dad dragging you back to Earth with scathing comments about your love life
Same with grandmas! When a grandchild sent a warm thank you to their ‘nana’, she replied with the number ‘7’ in an obvious texting error
A creative mom came up with her own emoji, which she called “Bowtie Man” when she told her son to be careful
A misunderstanding between a father and his daughter about what her mother wanted from him made for a very awkward conversation
While the child in question may not have found this message from their mother amusing for cleaning their room, other parents will find it a good way to motivate children to clean their rooms.
A mother ruthlessly pretended to be her child’s ‘imaginary boyfriend’ and said good morning, but the child was not fooled
A mother had to admit she didn’t know how smiley faces worked during the exchange with her child
At the other end of the spectrum, a mom couldn’t stop using emojis when writing to her kids
A mom who just got a smartphone for the first time struggled to find the space key and had to ask for help
A father warned his child that they had forgotten their phone at home by texting them. on their phone
A mother forgot she had taken one of her children to the supermarket and left