There can never be too many parenting tips for any types of parents, fresh or seasoned because you're raising a damn human being after all. And with a task requiring so much responsibility, no advice is better learned than through a process of tedious trial and error. While everybody tries to convince you that being a parent is one of life's most beautiful and rewarding journeys and nothing can replicate the joy of creating and nurturing a new life and watching it blossom, the bitter truth is that dealing with crazy kids on a daily basis is not all sunshine and rainbows.

There are guaranteed to be occasions when your little angel's halo slips, to reveal the spawn of Satan within. This list of parenting memes and funny fails while trying to raise a decent human being, compiled by Bored Panda, will have parents nodding their heads with a wry sympathy, as the moments in these funny photos sum up what kind of epic fails often come with being a parent. Scroll down below to check the funny kids and distraught parents out for yourself, and don't forget to vote for your faves!

#1

"I Went To The Bathroom And Forgot To Shut The Door"

"I Went To The Bathroom And Forgot To Shut The Door"

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Hans
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2 years ago

"Hai"

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#2

Momming Ain't Easy

Momming Ain't Easy

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OOF
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2 years ago

Looks like a coconut...

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#3

"Mom, He's Too Hot And He Needs A Fan." Imagine Waking Up To This

"Mom, He's Too Hot And He Needs A Fan." Imagine Waking Up To This

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Hans
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2 years ago

Future veterinarian!

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#4

I Heard This Kid Yelling For His Dad At Lowe’s, I Went Looking For Him And...

I Heard This Kid Yelling For His Dad At Lowe’s, I Went Looking For Him And...

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Hans
Community Member
2 years ago

Impressive climbing skills. As a parent I would shit my pants, though.

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#5

Bring A Toddler To A Wedding They Said, It Will Be Cute They Said

Bring A Toddler To A Wedding They Said, It Will Be Cute They Said

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Steve
Community Member
2 years ago

good lord, that looks like something out of a Cronenberg film...

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#6

My Friend Got Tired Of His Kids Losing The Remotes

My Friend Got Tired Of His Kids Losing The Remotes

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Bored Fox
Community Member
2 years ago

To be honest this is a great idea. I do't have any kids but the remotes are still always missing.

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#7

Sometimes You Get A Playpen To Keep The Kid Out

Sometimes You Get A Playpen To Keep The Kid Out

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Hans
Community Member
2 years ago

"challenge accepted"

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#8

Don't Let Your Child Use Your Laptop

Don't Let Your Child Use Your Laptop

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Steve
Community Member
2 years ago

I have a daughter, and I know only too well how all my possessions are now forfeit, but that laptop looks AMAZING.

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#9

Daughter’s First Camping Trip. This Is How She Wakes Me Up At 6:15 In The Morning

Daughter’s First Camping Trip. This Is How She Wakes Me Up At 6:15 In The Morning

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Hans
Community Member
2 years ago

She quickly learned the basics.

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#10

Kept Track Of How Many Times My 3-Year-Old Asked Me “Why?” In One Day

Kept Track Of How Many Times My 3-Year-Old Asked Me “Why?” In One Day

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Hans
Community Member
2 years ago

Why?

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#11

Actual Photo Of Me Waiting For My Daughter To Finish Her Homework

Actual Photo Of Me Waiting For My Daughter To Finish Her Homework

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Hans
Community Member
2 years ago

To me she looks very diligent. :)

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#12

Toddler Gets Ahold Of Lipstick

Toddler Gets Ahold Of Lipstick

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OOF
Community Member
2 years ago

They are acting for a movie! There putting on fake blood!

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#13

Son To My Wife: "Mommy , Let's Play Army Guys. You Can Be This Guy Because He's Vacuuming."

Son To My Wife: "Mommy , Let's Play Army Guys. You Can Be This Guy Because He's Vacuuming."

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Hans
Community Member
2 years ago

Well, children become what they observe from you...

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#14

My Cousins Had A Paint Party At Their Daycare And Now They Look Like A Cartoon Character When A Bomb Explodes

My Cousins Had A Paint Party At Their Daycare And Now They Look Like A Cartoon Character When A Bomb Explodes

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Hans
Community Member
2 years ago

"Just a little more liquid fire starter. Just a little more..."

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#15

I Fed My Kid Real Food For The First Time

I Fed My Kid Real Food For The First Time

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Hans
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2 years ago

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Unspoiled jacket? Unspoiled trousers? Unspoiled chair? Unspiled face? Unspoiled hands? I somehow doubt you feed a baby.

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#16

Have A Baby They Said... It Will Be Fun They Said.... (Decibel Meter For Reference)

Have A Baby They Said... It Will Be Fun They Said.... (Decibel Meter For Reference)

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naomi Olumbori
Community Member
2 years ago

Holy crap that's loud! 85dB is the noise level when the ear hairs cell gets damaged, making you slightly deafer. At the moment, that baby is as loud as a nightclub! XD

Natasha Forchione
Community Member
2 years ago

NO wonder I have heard babies crying and wonder where it is coming from??!!

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Bob Beltcher
Community Member
2 years ago

110 is the sound of a jet engine. Your kids got lungs!

Matt Richardson
Community Member
2 years ago

So the baby could double as an emergency siren?

Annabelle Mangrum
Community Member
2 years ago

I would have already died from the loud noise.

Ash
Community Member
2 years ago

yeah, nope.

Caroline Murphy
Community Member
2 years ago

My mum, sister and 2 nieces visited me on Sunday. My 20 month old niece was screaming the loudest I thought was possible and my mum and sister had gone shopping leaving me alone with her. My 5 year old niece went up to my room about a minute before the crying started to play video games. I'm wondering if she could see the signs and wanted to get out of there as soon as possible

Dannielle Sommers
Community Member
2 years ago

And no i understand why i hate it with a passion when "little darling babies" go into the full high pitch screams.

Brenda Pereira
Community Member
2 years ago

There's something about a baby crying that loud that triggers my fight or flight response!

Olli Glx
Community Member
2 years ago

As a father, I'm with Hans here. And letting babies train their vocal chords, as it was said is rubbish. They are small babies, they have no mean agenda. They cry because it's their only means of communicating that somethings wrong. Nonetheless making fun of our baby was sometimes my only means of staying sane after another sleepless night.

Lachlan Steininger
Community Member
2 years ago

Roughly the same as a steel mill or live rock music

Johanna Kidd
Community Member
2 years ago

Hint to Parents: When child is That loud, buy some ear buds&insert in your ears...The hush is beeootiful

Joanne Hudson
Community Member
2 years ago

Not even crying; no tears.

Karrington Robinson
Community Member
2 years ago

Oh my gosh, babies are good blessings! The noise will eventually stop.

Enea
Community Member
2 years ago

The crying of my newborn second daughter got me tinnitus in my left ear (since I tended to hold her to my left shoulder to comfort her). She stopped the incessant crying after two months and is now a very happy little baby. I however still hear blood pulsing in my left ear...

Petri Häkkinen
Community Member
2 years ago

That's the average human pain threshold.

Victor Manteca Hierro
Community Member
2 years ago

Your neighbors must be happy too.

S Bagci
Community Member
2 years ago

Just give him his binky.

Ford MasterofDestruction
Community Member
4 months ago

AAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHH....(catches breath)AAAAAHHHH.....

Viki Banaszak
Community Member
2 years ago

Quick, plug the hole before we are all def!

Помаже Бог
Community Member
2 years ago

*goes to the baby store, hands the baby in* please take it back! I don't want it anymore! It wasn't my idea to get one in the first place!!!!....... What do you mean, "warranty expired"!?!?

Vlad Tepes
Community Member
2 years ago

my chainsaw has 110 decibels

Melisa K.
Community Member
2 years ago

That's all super true and all, but doesn't AT ALL answer my question lol my question was, if my child is doing the wrong thing, and starts crying hysterically because I'm not letting him do something, then should we still comfort them? Isn't this teaching them that it's ok to lose their shit at EVERYTHING even when they are doing the wrong thing? Im pretty sure thats the worst thing you can teach your child... Are you a parent yourself?

GrumpyCat7
Community Member
2 years ago

Poor bubs.. I so hope he was comforted quickly instead of mocked for the sake of a post.. 😟 (Yes, I am a mum)

Susann Campbell
Community Member
2 years ago

See you are having fun with a decibel meter, now who else would even have one?

Aitchilm
Community Member
2 years ago

Put that plug in his mouth.

Janice Seagraves
Community Member
2 years ago

Between my daughter and now my grandchildren, I have no hearing in my left ear.

Florence Hastings
Community Member
2 years ago

Now I know why I have tinnitus! (I have 4 kids)

Sam Leigh
Community Member
2 years ago

Sick little baby

Chris Pitch
Community Member
2 years ago

hahahahahahahahahaha

Molly Block
Community Member
2 years ago

NOPE!!!!

Sharon Lee
Community Member
2 years ago

Louder than Michigan stadium.

Melisa K.
Community Member
2 years ago

So when my baby doesn't get what he wants and starts losing his marbles, I should comfort him ??? What is this teaching him exactly???

Lyop
Community Member
2 years ago

Not a tear in sight!!

JoSta Urban
Community Member
2 years ago

I would rather pierce my eardrums with an ice pick.

FABULOUS1
Community Member
2 years ago

I tell my adult children this every time they are being jerks.

Roberto Durante
Community Member
2 years ago

do you want to kill him?

Marilyn Holt
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2 years ago

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You had a baby because "they" said???

Hans
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2 years ago

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Comfort your baby they said. Provide body contact and empathy they said. Instead of a frigging decibel meter. I would also be crying if fixed like that and being ridiculed on top.

Melisa K.
Community Member
2 years ago

Lol wow... relax Hans! Im pretty sure this was a one time thing just for shits and gigs because why should we take EVERY damn time a baby loses its shit so seriously? It's a baby, they generally lose their shit a lot and sometimes for no real reason at all. So sue them for having a little bit of fun with a shitty situation. Jesus Christ on a bike.

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#17

Motherf**ing 3-Year-Olds

Motherf**ing 3-Year-Olds

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Bonnie Blue Bird
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2 years ago

At least it's fruit and not candy

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#18

I Am A Lawyer, My Son Told Me He Had To Tell Me Something, But First Wanted Me To Sign This

I Am A Lawyer, My Son Told Me He Had To Tell Me Something, But First Wanted Me To Sign This

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Hans
Community Member
2 years ago

Finally, a lawyer gets owned with his own tools.

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#19

Baking & Prepping For Her 1-Year-Old's Birthday Party

Baking & Prepping For Her 1-Year-Old's Birthday Party

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OOF
Community Member
2 years ago

"I miss drugs" XD

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#20

We Got These Bathroom Doors Because We Thought They Were Trendy. That Was Before We Had A Toddler

We Got These Bathroom Doors Because We Thought They Were Trendy. That Was Before We Had A Toddler

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OOF
Community Member
2 years ago

ROCK BABY

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#21

My Wife Cutting My Daughter's Skirt Out Of A Scooter Axle On Mother's Day

My Wife Cutting My Daughter's Skirt Out Of A Scooter Axle On Mother's Day

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Hans
Community Member
2 years ago

Both do not look partricularly entertained.

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#22

My 4-Year-Old Found Permanent Markers And Is So Proud That He Is Now Darth Maul

My 4-Year-Old Found Permanent Markers And Is So Proud That He Is Now Darth Maul

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Hans
Community Member
2 years ago

Future make-up artist.

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#23

One Picture Has Never Encapsulated My Life As A Parent More

One Picture Has Never Encapsulated My Life As A Parent More

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Caroline Murphy
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2 years ago

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#24

“Mum, I’m Going To Boil An Egg To Have On Toast” Me Yelling Back From The Bathroom “Just Give Me A Sec & I’ll Show “Boom”

“Mum, I’m Going To Boil An Egg To Have On Toast” Me Yelling Back From The Bathroom “Just Give Me A Sec & I’ll Show “Boom”

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OOF
Community Member
2 years ago

SNOW!

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#25

Walked In The Bathroom To Find Our Precious Child "Washing" A Book He Found

Walked In The Bathroom To Find Our Precious Child "Washing" A Book He Found

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Hans
Community Member
2 years ago

Wjat a good boy! And admittedly, this book looks so superfluous...

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#26

The Joys Of Parenting

The Joys Of Parenting

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Hans
Community Member
2 years ago

Fair enough.

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#27

Girls' Room Wasn't Getting Warm So I Took Apart Their Vent, I Now Have A Great Way To Illustrate What It's Like To Have Four Children

Girls' Room Wasn't Getting Warm So I Took Apart Their Vent, I Now Have A Great Way To Illustrate What It's Like To Have Four Children

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OOF
Community Member
2 years ago

Wow..

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#28

The One And Only Time I Forgot To Put Up The Baby Gate Before I Showered

The One And Only Time I Forgot To Put Up The Baby Gate Before I Showered

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Hans
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2 years ago

And I guess you took a three-minute shower.

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#29

I Gave My 2-Year-Old A Slice Of Cheese To Eat While She Was Watching Some Paw Patrol. Then I Checked On Her A Minute Later

I Gave My 2-Year-Old A Slice Of Cheese To Eat While She Was Watching Some Paw Patrol. Then I Checked On Her A Minute Later

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OOF
Community Member
2 years ago

NOOOO THE CHEESE!!!

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#30

My Daughter Found The Diaper Cream

My Daughter Found The Diaper Cream

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Hans
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2 years ago

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Halloween is over!

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#31

My Husband Left The Nesquick Out

My Husband Left The Nesquick Out

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Hans
Community Member
2 years ago

Fab mustache

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#32

My Baby Ordered 94 Dollars Worth Of Pizza Off An App Called Slice That Doesn’t Ask For Payment Info Verification When Placing An Order

My Baby Ordered 94 Dollars Worth Of Pizza Off An App Called Slice That Doesn’t Ask For Payment Info Verification When Placing An Order

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Caroline Murphy
Community Member
2 years ago

How??!!

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#33

My Nephew Woke Up From His Nap With A Sippy Cup Nobody Had Seen For 3 Weeks

My Nephew Woke Up From His Nap With A Sippy Cup Nobody Had Seen For 3 Weeks

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Kjorn
Community Member
2 years ago

still have milk in it?... or yogurt? or cheese?

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#34

Why Is She Upset? Because She Can’t Have The Corn Oil That She Is Convinced Is Apple Juice

Why Is She Upset? Because She Can’t Have The Corn Oil That She Is Convinced Is Apple Juice

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Gerry Higgins
Community Member
2 years ago

Give her some. Might teach her to believe you next time.

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#35

30 Pairs Of My Kid's Socks. Not A Single Pair. I Don't Even Remember Us Buying So Many Socks

30 Pairs Of My Kid's Socks. Not A Single Pair. I Don't Even Remember Us Buying So Many Socks

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Bonnie Blue Bird
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2 years ago

I like to buy all the same socks so u only need two socks to have a match.

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#36

Shopping Is Hard

Shopping Is Hard

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Grumble O'Pug
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2 years ago

Stop negotiating with a toddler.

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#37

I Got One Child To Nap, The Other One Is Stubborn

I Got One Child To Nap, The Other One Is Stubborn

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JillVille
Community Member
2 years ago

If you nibble on their toes, they stop putting their feet in your face. Just something I learned after kid #2.

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#38

Thug Life

Thug Life

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Hans
Community Member
2 years ago

Another reason not to keep much cash in the house. (If you really needed one.)

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#39

I Swear I Don't Know Where He Learned This

I Swear I Don't Know Where He Learned This

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OOF
Community Member
2 years ago

WTF?

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#40

Take Your Child To Work Day Summed Up In One Photo

Take Your Child To Work Day Summed Up In One Photo

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OOF
Community Member
2 years ago

Yep, pretty much

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#41

Today I Learned That If You Let Your Child Pour Their Own Syrup They Will Invent “Pancake Soup”

Today I Learned That If You Let Your Child Pour Their Own Syrup They Will Invent “Pancake Soup”

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Steve
Community Member
2 years ago

I see nothing wrong here.

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#42

The Moment When You Realized Your Toddler Spent 30 Minutes Trying To Unlock Your iPad

The Moment When You Realized Your Toddler Spent 30 Minutes Trying To Unlock Your iPad

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OOF
Community Member
2 years ago

NOOOOO THE HORROR

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#43

How My Kids See My Car

How My Kids See My Car

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Hans
Community Member
2 years ago

I do not get this. I seriously don't.

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#44

Badass Little Cousin

Badass Little Cousin

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Bored Fox
Community Member
2 years ago

At least people can return items to Amazon and get refund. But that is not possible with all online shopping. This is a good lesson why it is important to never save debit/credit card info to any website, app or device.

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#45

When You’ve Got Glass Shower Doors And A Toddler That Won’t Stay Out

When You’ve Got Glass Shower Doors And A Toddler That Won’t Stay Out

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Max L.
Community Member
2 years ago

Winner

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#46

This Apple My Son Was "Done With"

This Apple My Son Was "Done With"

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OOF
Community Member
2 years ago

Why... just why

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#47

Naps With A 4-Year-Old

Naps With A 4-Year-Old

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OOF
Community Member
2 years ago

Such a small foot!

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#48

She Was Being So Quiet, We Thought She Fell Asleep. Nope, Just Silently Applying Butt Paste To Her Face

She Was Being So Quiet, We Thought She Fell Asleep. Nope, Just Silently Applying Butt Paste To Her Face

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OOF
Community Member
2 years ago

Too funny

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#49

When You Find Your Pants In The Toilet After Asking Your Toddler To Help You With Laundry

When You Find Your Pants In The Toilet After Asking Your Toddler To Help You With Laundry

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Hans
Community Member
2 years ago

Fair enough

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#50

This Is What Happens When You Put A 7-Year-Old In Charge Of Dishwasher Duty

This Is What Happens When You Put A 7-Year-Old In Charge Of Dishwasher Duty

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Hans
Community Member
2 years ago

Clever 7-year old avoiding future chores.

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