Friday 19 October 2018

Parents talk about the moment they realised their children were cooler than them

It’s hard for a parent to realise they’re not the ‘cool’ one anymore … here are the moments when they knew.

Girl with afro playing superhero (Rawpixel/Getty Images)
Girl with afro playing superhero (Rawpixel/Getty Images)

By Emily Chudy, Press Association

If you’re a parent, you might have come to the realisation that your offspring are much more hip than you’ll ever be.

Reddit user silent_pm asked parents on the website for the hilarious moments when they realised they were no longer “cool”.

Here are 11 of the best examples, which might make you come to some eye-opening realisations.

1. This child had cooler wheels.

2. Some edgy fashion on display.

You Are So Smart Kristen Schaal GIF by The Last Man On Earth - Find & Share on GIPHY

3. This child gets a lot of attention.

4. This kid knows all about life already.

Braxton Family Values Applause GIF by WE tv - Find & Share on GIPHY

5. An incredibly clever child.

6. This commitment to a great character.

Tim Burton Batman GIF by Tech Noir - Find & Share on GIPHY

7. A very logical three-year-old.

8. This very serious little boy.

Amazing Scott Pilgrim GIF - Find & Share on GIPHY

9. Popularity has come naturally to this kid.

10. Parent of a rock star realises they probably won’t ever be this cool…

Wanna Rock Jack Black GIF - Find & Share on GIPHY

11. Lastly, this funny little kid.

Press Association

Today's news headlines, directly to your inbox every morning.

Editors Choice

Also in World News