Baby photoshoots might seem like a walk in a park, but that can not be farther from the truth. Yes, we agree that babies are cute and adorable, but try to put your snot-nosed, shrieking and wriggling bundle of joy into the right position for a cute baby picture. Suddenly, a walk in a park turns into a ride on the highway to hell.

And Pinterest with the gorgeous ideas and perfectly executed photos of cute babies might trick you into taking the splendidly staged baby pictures yourself. But it's easy to forget the amount of hard work, good luck, digital wizardry and skill that goes into creating a perfect photograph, especially when the subject is babies.

Take a look at these baby photos compiled by Bored Panda for example. They look so simple, right? What could be so hard about getting a beautiful picture of your newborn kid lying on a rug or sleeping in a bowl of gumballs? Well, everything actually, unless you did intend to take a hilariously funny baby picture.

#1

Family Portrait. Nailed It

Family Portrait. Nailed It

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Daria B
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4 years ago

Wow! That little fellow look so angry.

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#2

Pure Joy

Pure Joy

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Arjan
Community Member
4 years ago

That second one is way better, parents gonna have a lot of fun showing that to their kids when they are older :-)

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#3

Sweet Baby In A Toy Truck. Nailed It

Sweet Baby In A Toy Truck. Nailed It

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Amanda Panda
Community Member
4 years ago

Nailed it.

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#4

Cute Baby Under The Blanket Photo. Nailed It

Cute Baby Under The Blanket Photo. Nailed It

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.gas.
Community Member
4 years ago

Looks like a 1960s Sunday school nun when one of the pupils misbehaved.

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#5

Cute Baby Sleeping On Fur. Nailed It

Cute Baby Sleeping On Fur. Nailed It

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Yvonne Bernal
Community Member
4 years ago

Might as well have used the family dog . . .

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#6

Baby In A Hammock. Nailed It

Baby In A Hammock. Nailed It

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Yvonne Bernal
Community Member
4 years ago

I heard he takes his naps hanging from the banana holder stand

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#7

Christmas: Twins Edition. Nailed It

Christmas: Twins Edition. Nailed It

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Katinka Min
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4 years ago

This one really cracked me up!

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#8

Hands Under Chin. Nailed It

Hands Under Chin. Nailed It

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Savdat02
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4 years ago

The one on the right is me in history class

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#9

Tower Of Kids. Nailed It

Tower Of Kids. Nailed It

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Yvonne Bernal
Community Member
4 years ago

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Stacking your son on top of your daughter isn't a wise idea in any photo. This one could have nailed it just by laying them next to each other

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#10

Cute Baby Sleeping In A Box. Nailed It

Cute Baby Sleeping In A Box. Nailed It

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Liz Miller
Community Member
4 years ago

The one on the right is cuter

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#11

Like Mother Like Daughter. Nailed It

Like Mother Like Daughter. Nailed It

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MD
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4 years ago

The second one is amazing!

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#12

Happy Father With Baby Photoshoot. Nailed It

Happy Father With Baby Photoshoot. Nailed It

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Elaine
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4 years ago

Is that pee or poop?

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#13

Cute Pumpkin Baby. Nailed It

Cute Pumpkin Baby. Nailed It

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maryhadalittlelamb
Community Member
4 years ago

halfway there

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#14

Baby Girl Sleeping In A Vase Full Of Gumballs. Nailed It

Baby Girl Sleeping In A Vase Full Of Gumballs. Nailed It

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Yvonne Bernal
Community Member
4 years ago

Just don't eat the chocolate gumballs.

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#15

Baby With Balloons. Nailed It

Baby With Balloons. Nailed It

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Lukrecija Dainiūtė
Community Member
4 years ago

He don't like the baloons.

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#16

Easter Bunny. Nailed It

Easter Bunny. Nailed It

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Yvonne Bernal
Community Member
4 years ago

They're BOTH absolutely adorable.

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#17

Cute Baby In A Basket. Nailed It

Cute Baby In A Basket. Nailed It

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Cherie
Community Member
4 years ago

Angry face No. 516...

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#18

Sleeping Beauty...

Sleeping Beauty...

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Community Member
4 years ago

Oops!not my work. source:http://mommyperfect.com/

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#19

First Birthday. Nailed It

First Birthday. Nailed It

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Jessie Boucher
Community Member
4 years ago

Second cake looks better.

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#20

Christmas-Themed Baby Photoshoot. Nailed It

Christmas-Themed Baby Photoshoot. Nailed It

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Yvonne Bernal
Community Member
4 years ago

It was all fun and games until the pillows started smoking.

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#21

Birthday Cake Smash. Nailed It

Birthday Cake Smash. Nailed It

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Cherie
Community Member
4 years ago

Aw. Poor little guy.

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#22

Cute Baby Reading A Book. Nailed It

Cute Baby Reading A Book. Nailed It

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Casey Fitzpatrick
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4 years ago

Erhmegurd irts a buuurk

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#23

DIY Jeans Swing. Nailed It

DIY Jeans Swing. Nailed It

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Yvonne Bernal
Community Member
4 years ago

Somebody should have told them to wrap the jeans around the swing seat.... NOT replace it. lol

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#24

Baby With Lipstick Kisses. Nailed It

Baby With Lipstick Kisses. Nailed It

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streetlights002
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4 years ago

lmao it looks like bruises on the second baby. Not a wise choice for a picture.

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#25

Family Expecting A New Arrival. Nailed It

Family Expecting A New Arrival. Nailed It

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Arune Luizaite-Zigmante
Community Member
4 years ago

I love the horse giving a kiss too

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#26

Cute Family Photoshoot. Nailed It

Cute Family Photoshoot. Nailed It

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Tina Blundetto
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4 years ago

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Nope, not this one either

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#27

Watermelon Cradle Sweetness. Nailed It

Watermelon Cradle Sweetness. Nailed It

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Yvonne Bernal
Community Member
4 years ago

They either waited to long or should have bought a bigger watermelon.... size 3X

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#28

Sweet Baby Girl Photoshoot. Nailed It

Sweet Baby Girl Photoshoot. Nailed It

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Fred Burrows
Community Member
4 years ago

Awww . . . Gah !

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#29

Cute Baby. Nailed It

Cute Baby. Nailed It

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gedwards1
Community Member
4 years ago

looks more like the beginning of a custody battle

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#30

Snow Angel. Nailed It

Snow Angel. Nailed It

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Tillie Martinussen
Community Member
4 years ago

O, but they are so cute anyway. :)

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#31

Valentine's Day Photoshoot. Nailed It

Valentine's Day Photoshoot. Nailed It

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lizzyek24
Community Member
4 years ago

With better lighting this would be good

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#32

Baby In A Mini Bed. Nailed It

Baby In A Mini Bed. Nailed It

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Katharina Scherf
Community Member
4 years ago

Warum legen alle ihre Babys so besch** hin? Mehr Liebe und Wärme und ein wenig die Anatomie beachten :(

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#33

Sailor Baby Photoshoot. Nailed It

Sailor Baby Photoshoot. Nailed It

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Yvonne Bernal
Community Member
4 years ago

If they were going for the Pillsbury Doughboy effect, - they NAILED IT

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#34

Baby in a mug. Nailed It

Baby in a mug. Nailed It

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Denay Kelley
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4 years ago

maybe a little creepy??

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#35

Patriotic Baby Photoshoot. Nailed It

Patriotic Baby Photoshoot. Nailed It

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Vellichora
Community Member
4 years ago

Before Trump - After Trump

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#36

Cake Smash! Super Nailed It!

Cake Smash! Super Nailed It!

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Noel Aguado
Community Member
4 years ago

haha...the right one! :D

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#37

5 Boys And New Baby Girl. Nailed It

5 Boys And New Baby Girl. Nailed It

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.gas.
Community Member
4 years ago

They all seem really miffed at the brother on the right.

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#38

Baby Carrot. Nailed It

Baby Carrot. Nailed It

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Na-eema
Community Member
4 years ago

Baby: Please put me back!I'm done with this!

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#39

Geek Baby. Nailed It

Geek Baby. Nailed It

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Becky Ann
Community Member
4 years ago

The second one looks like the average college kid during finals week.

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#40

Baby With Christmas Lights. Nailed It

Baby With Christmas Lights. Nailed It

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Pi...
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4 years ago

Electric lights + baby using it as teething toy .... :-(

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#41

Peacock Photoshoot. Nailed It

Peacock Photoshoot. Nailed It

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chachkimooch
Community Member
4 years ago

OMG! These just get better the farther down I scroll...

#42

Expectation Vs Reality

Expectation Vs Reality

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Kristen Hdz
Community Member
4 years ago

Aww, but that's sweet!

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#43

DIY Christmas Holiday Card. Nailed It

DIY Christmas Holiday Card. Nailed It

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Na-eema
Community Member
4 years ago

Loving the baby on the right ,she has more attitude lol

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#44

Baby Bunny. Nailed It

Baby Bunny. Nailed It

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Laura Arntz-Mcafee
Community Member
4 years ago

they keep forgetting the 'asleep' part...

#45

Perfect Pout! Nailed It!

Perfect Pout! Nailed It!

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Noel Aguado
Community Member
4 years ago

Ziana Nailed It! :D

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#46

Expectation Vs Reality Baby Photography

Expectation Vs Reality Baby Photography

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Marianne Briley
Community Member
2 years ago

So close.

#47

Easter Baby. Nailed It

Easter Baby. Nailed It

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Kristie Evans
Community Member
4 years ago

Makes me wonder why folks even bother taking photos when the baby is clearly miserable in its surroundings and unconfortable.

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#48

Easter Newborn. Nailed It

Easter Newborn. Nailed It

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Michelle quehl
Community Member
4 years ago

Every picture of me ever I'm guessing he's going to be as photogenic as I Am

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#49

Nailed It!

Nailed It!

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Natasha Hubbard
Community Member
4 years ago

The hat isn't even turned the right way, LOL

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#50

Baby In A Christmas Stocking. Nailed It

Baby In A Christmas Stocking. Nailed It

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Carole Williams
Community Member
4 years ago

Adorable

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#51

Twin Time

Twin Time

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Rebekah Crain
Community Member
4 years ago

I think the second photo is even better than the original.

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#52

Hungry Caterpillar. Fed Up Caterpillar.

Hungry Caterpillar. Fed Up Caterpillar.

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Elisa Barnes
Community Member
4 years ago

What's wrong with this one? They are both adorable!

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#53

Susan Scott Nailed It

Susan Scott Nailed It

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Yaya Bernal
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4 years ago

Would have been a good post...except the caption is self-promoting.

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#54

Mixing Up A Disaster

Mixing Up A Disaster

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Sonja Gatlin
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4 years ago

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This is why you don't have 2 babies so close together.

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#55

Family Portrait

Family Portrait

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Paul Suciu
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4 years ago

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A bit racist...

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#56

Smile Bro ;) Twins Sumiya Samiullah

Smile Bro ;) Twins Sumiya Samiullah

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Yasemin Ergun Darcan
Community Member
4 years ago

Masallah adorable ????

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#57

Puke Was Everywhere #happenseverytime

Puke Was Everywhere #happenseverytime

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Aubrey the Slimer
Community Member
1 year ago

wonderful melted cheese fountain you got there

#58

Nailed It!!

Nailed It!!

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Christine Bierbrodt
Community Member
4 years ago

Better camera and angle makes all the difference!

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#59

Nailed It

Nailed It

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Wesley Chang
Community Member
4 years ago

SHE IS BEAUTIFUL IN HER DRESS

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Pregnancy Reveal. #nailedit

Pregnancy Reveal. #nailedit

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Mary Hunt
Community Member
4 years ago

I love them both equally. In the picture on the right it looks as if reality is sinking in.

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#61

Easter Bunny Fail

Easter Bunny Fail

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Diana CrunChewy Watson
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4 years ago

The one on the right would be adorable if the lighting were better.

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#62

How They Are In And Outside Of The House. ????

How They Are In And Outside Of The House. ????

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#63

Ruffle Butt And Grumpy Butt

Ruffle Butt And Grumpy Butt

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Mary Hunt
Community Member
4 years ago

Both babies look perfect. What's the problem?

#64

I Think Mines ( Bottom) Better ????????

I Think Mines ( Bottom) Better ????????

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NickandKay Berkey
Community Member
4 years ago

Yup bottoms better

#65

Nannys Little Yum Yums

Nannys Little Yum Yums

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Yasemin Ergun Darcan
Community Member
4 years ago

Cute ????

#66

"whaaaa?! I'll Mess You Up!"

"whaaaa?! I'll Mess You Up!"

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Lauren Gandara
Community Member
4 years ago

Come at me bro!

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#67

When You Open Your Phone And The Front Camera Is On

When You Open Your Phone And The Front Camera Is On

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Iwasaki_killer
Community Member
11 months ago

Lol xD

#68

Huggable Potato Xd

Huggable Potato Xd

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4 years ago

First

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#69

My Cupid !

My Cupid !

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#70

Help! I'm Falling...

Help! I'm Falling...