Virtual assistants like Amazon’s Alexa and Apple’s Siri can make life easier for parents. They’re also responsible for some hilarious household moments.
The funny parents of Twitter have shared comical anecdotes and musings about parenting in the presence of Amazon Echo, Siri and Google Home. Below, we’ve rounded up 40 funny tweets about parenting with the technology of today. Enjoy!
3yo: can you play with me?
Me: in a minute
3yo: Alexa, set timer for 1 minute
— Marcy G (@BunAndLeggings) December 3, 2020
My kid meant to shout “Alexa” but instead she just yelled “Mom” and I cant believe we’re alive at a time where she’s getting her robot assistant mixed up with her real life assistant.
— Amanda Marcotte | Mediocre Mommy (@storiesofamom) February 16, 2020
8-year-old: Hey Google, what day is it?
Me: It's sad that you have to ask.
8: Then you tell me.
Me: Let's see what Google says.
— James Breakwell, Exploding Unicorn (@XplodingUnicorn) May 21, 2020
7: (silently sneaks up behind me and taps me on the shoulder)
7: (whispers into my ear) Do not trust Siri. She doesn’t have eyes. (Walks away)
Who needs scary movies when you can just have kids?
— Sara Says Stop (@PetrickSara) August 30, 2018
Get Alexa so your kid can ask it how to spell fart anytime you get on a phone call
— Mom On The Rocks (@mom_ontherocks) February 9, 2020
My 6yo carried our Google Home Mini around the house all day asking it question after question to the point where I found it locked in the bathroom crying with a glass of wine.
— SpacedMom (@copymama) July 8, 2019
me, after scolding my kids: *walking away*
son: ALEXA, play the Imperial March
— Marcy G (@BunAndLeggings) November 1, 2019
Me: Hey Siri
Me: HEY Siri!
Me: Hey SIRI!!
Me: hey Siri
Me: *talking to my kids and say anything with an “s” sound*
Siri: How can I help?
— Momsense Ensues (@momsense_ensues) May 16, 2019