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12 Homeschooling Cartoons Every Parent Will Relate to Right Now

A lot of parents around the world had to learn how to become teachers overnight. Sometimes, the only way to get through the day is to laugh at yourself and every other parent in it with you.

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Too clingy

Every parent is wondering how schools will be different when they finally open up again. If you’re also working a full-time job on top of teaching your kids, you’ll be able to relate to these hilarious working from home cartoons.

Regular job + teacher

You want a raise on your allowance? I’m working two jobs, I deserve a raise! Don’t forget these school essentials that most people forget to buy.

Cartoon of businesswoman wearing sandwich board sign: took on too much.andrewgenn/Getty Images

Too much work

Every parent that is trying to work and teach their kids how to do geometry. Make sure you don’t try to do these 13 things in quarantine.

Homework questions

That’s better than figuring out how to actually find the right answers.

Post-lockdown therapy

Every parent’s therapy session after being stuck at home with their kids for months on end. Check out these funny photos of dogs “working from home.

Pet parents

Homeschooling your pets can be more of a nuisance than kids. Read the story of why one mom chose to homeschool her son this fall.

Class video call

Every parent trying to help their kid call into a Zoom conference. Here are some other cartoons that all technophobes can appreciate.

Ready, set, go

It’s really a marathon. Check out all of the life hacks this one individual learned during quarantine.

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Virtual concert

Wow, I feel bad for the ears of the band teachers. Your kid sounds a lot better when they play as part of a group. Check out these times that working from home with kids has gone hilariously wrong.

Anything but the assignment

How do kids even know how to do this stuff?! These working from home memes will have you cracking up.

Birds and the bees

Yes, I’m not a health teacher. Here’s how back to school was different this year.

Legal action

Good thing we can’t leave the house. Since the weeks seem to drag on, read through these funny work cartoons to help you get through to Friday.

Morgan Cutolo
Morgan is an Associate Editor at Reader’s Digest. She graduated from the University of New Hampshire in 2016 where she received her Bachelor of Arts in Journalism. She writes for, helps lead the editorial relationship with our partners, manages our year-round interns, and keeps the hundreds of pieces of content our team produces every month organized. In her free time, she likes exploring the seacoast of Maine where she lives and works remotely full time and snuggling up on the couch with her corgi, Eggo, to watch HGTV or The Office.

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