25 Parenting Fails That Are Always Funny

Because we are all that mom or dad sometimes.

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Despite the best of intentions, all parents fail sometimes. Kids get squirmy. Disasters occur. Parents forget stuff. Because nobody's perfect, we've rounded up some of our favorite parenting moments.

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When you want to take a sweet picture of your snoozing cutie and wake her up instead.

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Always remember to turn the flash off.

When potty training goes awry.

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We don't think it's supposed to work that way.

When your photo op doesn't go as planned.

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You can set the perfect scene, but you can't make them smile.

No, really, kids don't want to wear the pumpkin pants!

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To be fair, it doesn't look comfortable.

When your pre-parent life barges in.

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Sometimes you just have to use what you have on-hand, even if you didn't have kids in mind when you bought it.

When you have to use the phrase "it'll grow back" for the first time.

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And it will. Just don't tell her how long it'll take.

When you get called out on your potty mouth.

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And in writing, no less.

When you let them out of your sight right before you have to leave the house.

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Time for a quick bath!

When you're running a little late to put the baby down.

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They'll find ways to keep you on schedule — or else.

When you're SURE the handle is strong enough to hold his weight.

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It's a #parentingfail and a #partyfoul all in one.

When you have to say, "You put it WHERE?"

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Uh-oh, time to dig out the tweezers.

When family photos go wrong.

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A harmless swinging session during this family's Christmas — but fortunately, the baby wasn't hurt!

When it's time to put the phone down.

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This kindergartener nailed what mom does best.

When he wriggles into the wrong leg.

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Hey, sometimes putting on pants is even hard for grownups.

When you "share" your spray tan.

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At least it wasn't a real sunburn?

When you take a photo instead of saving the baby.

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Catch 22: Save the baby ... or capture the hilarity for posterity.

When you throw without warning.

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Sheer. Terror.

When you're having more fun than your kids.

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And you just don't care. At all.

When baby dives headfirst into the sand.

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Well, at least it's not in his eyes.

When you receive hate mail at dinner.

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The hand-drawn emoji is the best part.

When baby goes BOOM.

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She stood up afterward and said, "Fun dad! Again!"

When Dad doesn't know overalls need a shirt.
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This about daycare attire went viral because Jeremy Basso is all of us.

When the toddler discovers flour power.

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At that point, just throw away the couch.

When Dad puts on her swimsuit.

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... it becomes a different kind of swimsuit. We can't even tell if this was backwards or the straps were just crossed wrong. (We're guessing her dad can't tell, either.)

When you're cheering for a kid who's terrified

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