Having children and becoming a parent is an amazing gift, but becoming an aunt is extremely special as well. If you’re lucky enough to be an aunt in your 20s, you totally understand what an exciting adventure that can be. You get all of the perks of hanging out and spoiling your niece or nephew, and are deemed pretty freaking cool. If you live near your niece or nephew, it's even better because you don’t have to watch them grow up through pictures. You get to be in the pictures with them, making memories that'll last a lifetime. So, you’ll need to be equipped with Instagram captions for aunt photos to go along with those irreplaceable memories.
You probably take every opportunity you can get to brag about them, because just look at them. They're so cute, who wouldn't instantly love them? Don't even deny it; you totally feel like Miss Popular because everyone wants to hang out with the fun aunt. So, spoil those kids, and use these 26 Instagram captions for your cool aunt photos. Some of these are funny, some are great advice, and some are just wise words from people who know that being an aunt is the best. Just remember to take all the pictures you want, because kids grow up too fast and you need to really cherish the moments you have.
1. "My darling girl, when are you going to realize that being normal is not necessarily a virtue? It rather denotes a lack of courage." — Alice Hoffman, Practical Magic
2. "I never dreamed I would be a super cool aunt, but here I am killing it."
3. "Aunt; like a mom, only cooler."
4. "I'm not just an aunt, I'm a big cup of wonderful covered in awesome sauce with a splash of sassy and a dash of crazy."
5. "I'm not like a regular aunt. I'm a cool aunt."
6. "I used to just be the cool sister. Now I'm also the cool aunt."
7. "Only an aunt can give hugs like a mother, keep secrets like a sister, and share love like a friend."
8. "There's this boy... he kinda stole my heart, he calls me Auntie."
9. "Nine out of 10 children get their awesomeness from their aunt." — Someecards
10. "Functie; like an auntie, only cooler."
11. "I'm the crazy aunt everyone warned you about."
12. "BAE, best aunt ever."
13. "I may have not carried you for nine months, but I will spend the rest of my life loving you, protecting you, and doing whatever I need to make you happy."
14. "Sometimes, the littlest things take up the most room in your heart." — Winnie the Pooh
15. "Let me love you a little more before you're not little anymore."
16. "There's nothing little about the light you shine."
17. "My favorite people call me Aunt."
18. "Being a sister is an honor. Being an aunt is priceless."
19. "Every child needs at least one adult who is irrationally crazy about him or her." — Urie Bronfenbrenner
20. "If you only knew how much those little moments with you mattered to me."
21. "You may not have my eyes or smile but from that very first moment, you had my heart."
22. "Great sisters get promoted to Aunt."
23. "An aunt is a safe haven for a child. Someone who will keep your secrets and is always on your side." — Sara Sheridan
24. "The best aunts aren't substitute parents, they're co-conspirators." — Daryl Gregory
25. "Becoming an aunt is like finally meeting your soulmate."
26. "I love it when somebody sees me, screams my name, and then runs to hug me."
This post was originally published on Oct. 16, 2017. It was updated on Sept. 17, 2019.