Some parents really know how to give their kids a subtle hint or two. Regan Speyer’s mom is not one of those parents.
In a recent Twitter post by Regan, who hails from Calgary, Alberta, Canada, she shared the funny way that her mom dropped a few hints that were about as subtle as a ton of bricks. All Regan asked for was a simple favor: Please open the blinds for my plants while I’m away. Instead, Mom took things to a whole new level.
Regan’s mom responded to her simple request with a series of hilarious photos and text messages showing just how seriously she takes her “grandplantrent” duties. Like any doting grandplantrent, Mom took the plants for a little stroll in the park, read them a few stories, and even let them have some screen time (but not too much!).
She even sent Regan a short video of her plants going down a slide at the park! If this isn’t a hint about wanting to switch caring for real grandkids, we don’t know what is.
You bet she did pic.twitter.com/nbm5UAEtBH
— Regan Speyer (@ReganSpeyer) April 1, 2019
Regan’s post had everyone laughing, and soon others were jumping in with stories of how their own parents were dropping not-so-subtle hints about expanding the family, too. Others saw things from mom’s perspective, sharing tweets like, “As a mother, I totally get this. Now that I am grandmother, I look at my other two children ask when do I get grandchildren from you two? Good luck!”
Others shared similar stories about how their parents took their plant duties seriously, too.
Others had, shall we say, a different experience… Turns out not all people are cut out to be grandplantrents!
This is so adorable! We love it when parents pass a great sense of humor down to their kids, and that’s clearly the case with Regan and her mom. Regan’s mom saw a chance to be goofy and have a little harmless fun while still dropping hints. We like her style!
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