Some people were born to be parents. Others, not so much. I don’t know what it is about having a tiny human that makes some people lose their marbles, but as shown in the photos below, it does happen. This is a roundup of various parenting fails I have found. These brilliant minds aren’t going to be winning any “Parent of the Year” awards anytime soon though, so please, do not try these scenarios at home! That was just your warning, you know, in case you were dying to give one a whirl.
1. New Age Pet Feeder
This must be the new age version of the automatic pet feeder. Inexpensive, turns a bright shade of red when held upside down and it even comes with side effects!
3. Did They Run Out of Mice?
While looking at this photo you have to wonder. Did they run out of mice to feed the snake? Raise your hand if you think it is a good idea to place anything with the word “constrictor” in its name on your newborn. No one? Yeah, I didn’t think so.
4. Just Give Her a Blanket! Sheesh!
Come on now people, if your baby is cold just give her a blanket. No need to go using up valuable electricity in the process. What is wrong with these people?
5. But He Was Thirsty
Okay, not to this parents credit, my kids have grabbed things off the ground before. I can remember one half drank bottle of Gatorade in the Target parking lot in particular. However, you don’t actually let your kid eat or drink these things! Just direct them to the nearest trash can.
6. Vocational Training?
Hey, maybe she is just giving her on the job training. If you want to play dress up with your kid, try a Disney Princess dress.
7. Yeah, Because This Looks Safe
I am sure every little child is born with the dream of one day sitting beside something that could swallow it in one gulp for a photo opp. Doesn’t he look happy?
8. Because Strollers Are Expensive
I know that some brands of strollers can be pretty costly, but an umbrella stroller will only set you back $10 or so lady. Unless this is a new form of baby yoga, she needs to invest in a new carrier.
9. They Do Know Babies Can Come Out of Strollers, Right?
Maybe no one ever explained to these parents that babies can indeed come out of strollers. This takes laziness to a whole new level.
10. No Change? No Problem.
If you don’t have change for the machine and your kid really wants a ball, just let them climb through that little door. That is why it is there after all. Isn’t it?
I really had no idea there were so many bad parents in the world!