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16 Seriously Disgusting Things All Parents Have Secretly Done

Like using your bare hand to wipe a snotty nose.

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1. Had your kid spit food they didn't like in your hand.

NBD.
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NBD.

2. Scooped your kid's turds out of the tub.

Hey, it happens. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
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Hey, it happens. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

3. Ate your kid's picked-over leftovers.

Who is wasteful? Not you!
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Who is wasteful? Not you!

4. Stuck your hand in the toilet to fish out a toy or some other object your kid decided to throw in there.

Calm down, you cleaned your hand after. Or maybe you didn't.
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Calm down, you cleaned your hand after. Or maybe you didn't.

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5. Rubbed snot off your kid's nose with your bare hand.

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You call this improvising.

6. Bitten food into pieces for your kid when you didn't have a knife (or were too lazy to use one).

What they don't know won't hurt them.
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What they don't know won't hurt them.

7. Smelled your kid's diaper even though you were already pretty sure it was poopy.

ABC

Sometimes you just gotta be 110% sure.

8. Taken a drink after your kid.

In your defense, you didn't see the floaters until after.
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In your defense, you didn't see the floaters until after.

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9. Caught barf with a part of your body.

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Your hand, your leg — really anything to minimize the mess.

10. Used your shirt as a washcloth.

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At any point in time, one of your shirts could have vomit, pee, or feces on it.

11. Cleaned your kid's face with your spit.

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Just like grandma taught you.

12. Taken a picture of your kid's impressive (or questionable) poop.

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Sometimes you need to share these things, for scientific purposes of course.

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13. "Cleaned" a dirty pacifier or bottle nipple by licking it.

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Because you can't always be around soap and hot water.

14. Really used the five-second rule.

And sometimes it becomes the 10-second rule.
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And sometimes it becomes the 10-second rule.

15. Took just a LITTLE taste of your own breast milk.

CBS

I mean, you were just curious.

16. Knew there was poop somewhere on you, but didn't change because you weren't sure where it was.

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If you can't see it, it's not there.