Before the advent of emojis in the 1990s, how did we ever communicate with each other? Sure, words are useful, but nothing expresses both meaning and emotion like a well-designed pictograph. In recognition of the humble icon, we put together some emojis that every parent will totally get. Flip through our album of emojis that prove the old adage, a picture is worth a thousand words.

School’s Out for Summer!

Sometimes it's hard to tell who's more excited about the beginning of summer.

Besides the smiley poop emoji, what are some of your favorite emojis? Tell us in the comments below!

—Kipp Jarecke-Cheng