African mothers are precious, their fuss over you when you’re sick, tell you carry a sweater so that you don’t catch a cold in the January heat and proudly trumpet each one of your achievements. But they can also be quite dramatic with declarations of their imminent death because you failed to do the dishes, their sarcastic humor that always precedes a beating when you break the china and spamming the family WhatsApp group with forwarded messages on the latest conspiracy theory.

To celebrate the quirky parenting of our mothers, the #AfricanMumChallenge has some hilarious and relatable tweets. Here are some of them.