The 10 Best Mom Memes of 2018

Whether you're a mom or have one, you'll get a kick out of these

Picture of Arrested Development's Lucille Bluth drinking a cocktail with text: I've been drinking since before you were born. So if alcohol is the reason I'm here, I got news for you, Bub: It's the only reason you're here too.
Is there a funnier mom than Lucille Bluth?.

Screenshot: sayingimages.com 

Moms are a favorite subject of memes. Whether it's from the kid's point of view or the parent's, there's a whole treasure trove of mom memes floating around the internet. Many are funny, some are sappy, and most of them are totally relatable.

What Do Mom Memes Mean?

Mom memes show the struggle of being a mom and the ups and downs of having a mom. (They love you, but they're tough on you too.)

How Are Mom Memes Used?

There are endless types of mom memes: good moms, bad moms, strict moms, moms who need wine, and moms who just don't understand.

Examples of Mom Memes

Example #1:
Image: Text on a blue background
Text: My kids wanted to know what it's like to be a Mom so I woke them up at 2 am to let them know my sock came off.
Meaning: That's one way to teach your kids how exhausting and boundary-less parenting is.

Example #2:
Image: Laurence Fishburne as Morpheus from The Matrix movies
Text: What if I told you . . . your dad also knows how to pour a glass of milk
Meaning: A message to kids: Stop asking mom to do everything

Example #3:
Image: White text on a green background
Text: You know you're a mom when. . . you totally understand why mama bear's porridge was cold.
Meaning: Even in the world of Goldilocks, moms eat last.

For even more examples, including links to the originals, check out our full list of the ten funniest mom memes:

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Text on a blue background: My kids wanted to know what it's like to be a Mom so I woke them up at 2 am to let them know my sock came off.
Screenshot: Pinterest

Teaching by example. Well done! More »

Laurence Fishburne as Morpheus from The Matrix movies with text: What if I told you . . . your dad also knows how to pour a glass of milk.
Screenshot: Pinterest

This is for all the moms out there with kids who seem to forget there's another parent in the house. More »

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White text on a green background: You know you're a mom when. . . you totally understand why mama bear's porridge was cold.
Screenshot: Pinterest

Even mama bear can't catch a break – she deserves some hot porridge for once. More »

Text on a grey background: Mary Poppins voice: Ok, children, time to go! [15 min later] Batman voice: I said let's go.
Screenshot: Pinterest

When you start out as a cheery nanny and vault into a vigilante just trying to get the kids out of the house. More »

Dog sitting up like a person, looking, exhausted, at a pile of puppies with text: The "first time mom" look.
Screenshot: dumpaday.com

Even if you've never had a kid, you can probably recognize an exhausted first-time mom. More »

Illustration of mother and daughter in embrace with text: I love how we don't even need to say out loud that I'm your favorite child.
Screenshot: someecards.com

I mean, I'm definitely mom's fave, right? Right? More »

Text on white background: Accidentally said Happy Mother's Day to my mom in person instead of writing a paragraph on social media.
Screenshot: Buzzfeed

You're not really honoring your mom until you write a long rambling passage about her on social media. More »

Drawing of a dinosaur in a thinking pose on a green background with text: If I don't post anything on social media today, do I even have a mom?
Screenshot: seventeen.com

Or maybe your mom doesn't even exist unless you acknowledge her on social media? More »

Photo of MLK Jr. with text: I have a dream that one day, my mom would understand that online games cannot be paused.
Screenshot: wanna-joke.com

Just 10 more minutes mom! More »

Picture of skeleton waiting in car with text: When you mom says, "I'll be back in 5 minutes."
Screenshot: Buzzfeed

When mom time and kid time couldn't be further apart. What is she doing in that store for so long? More »