Amy Poehler is known to be one of the funniest parents in the world and has plenty of parenting tips to share.

Amy Poehler and Will Arnett

The actress has two sons with her ex-husband Will Arnett. Here is what she thinks about parenting.

  • On Sleep:

When you have children, you wake up at 5.30 a.m. no matter what and sleep is just a concept.

  • On Pregnancy:

Pregnancy can get a woman out of anything but your hormones are driving you crazy and everyone is scared of you.

  • On Twerking:

When you’re a mom and you’re twerking, you don’t want to go low and blow out your butt.

  • On Sleep Deprivation:

The sleep deprivation is real when you have children. It feels like walking on the moon and realizing it totally sucks.

  • On Work and Family Balance:

Parents are robots that can do dozens of things at once and they’re good at it.

  • On Parenting Style:

Children can say and feel what they want, but Amy is a boss at home and she isn’t very indulgent.

  • On Her Children:

Amy says if she could eat her children, she would because they’re so delicious with their shiny cheeks and fat feet.

  • On “Mom Brain”:

Moms can forget where they’re driving to and what’s going on. Moms tend to forget things and that’s fine.

  • On Raising Kids:

Sometimes, the best thing you can do is to yell at them.

  • On Support:

Every woman needs another woman who helps her and gives her parenting tips.

  • On Motherhood:

Love is scary as she loves her children so much she fears her heart will explode.