15/01/2019 10:09 GMT

45 Hilarious Tweets About Parenting Preteens

"I spray deodorant on my 12yo son while he's sleeping. You're welcome."

Parents often lament the difficult teenage years – but angst and chaos can start early, leading the funny mums and dads of Twitter joke about the preteen years as well.

We’ve rounded up 45 funny tweets about parenting preteens.