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17 Parents Everyone Was Talking About On The Internet In 2017

Dominating the internet AND wiping butts.

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1. This mom whose admission of having sex while breastfeeding got a LOT of people talking.

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The mother of three — known as The Spiritual Tasha Mama online — defended herself on the British daytime talk show This Morning by saying, "The baby isn’t sitting there judging you going, ‘My mom and dad are having sex!’ It’s a two- or three-month-old baby. They’re so innocent.”

2. This dad who had people ugly-crying over what he did for his daughter's last day of high school.

My dad has been peeling oranges for my lunch since kindergarten & on my last day of high school I got this instead

Tom Sullivan had been peeling the oranges he put in his daughter’s lunch every day since she was in kindergarten, but on her last day of high school, he gave her a bag of un-peeled oranges, an article on how to peel an orange, and a note reading: “It’s time, baby girl.”

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3. This mom who gave birth to an almost 14 pound baby WITHOUT an epidural.

Instagram: @heraldsunphoto

"It was a bit hard to get him out,” Australian mom Natashia Corrigan told the Herald Sun. "They had to get a few extra staff members to come in and help.”

4. This dad who pulled the most “dad move ever” by mowing his lawn as a tornado approached.

Cecelia Wessels / Via facebook.com

Cutting the lawn had been on Theunis Wessels' to-do list for a while, so he was determined to check it off — tornado or no tornado. In the end Wessels, his family, AND his lawn were just fine.

5. This mom who made a bunch of "1" cookies for her baby’s first birthday that turned out looking a whole lot like…something else.

My wife made 1 cookies in preparation for my son's 1st birthday party next month. I don't think they look like 1s. 😬

When her husband looked at the "1s" sideways he saw penises — and couldn't unsee them. He shared a photo to Twitter where people agreed and had a good laugh.

6. This dad who expertly trolled his daughter after taking away her phone.

Twitter: @bailee_xox

California dad Jonathan Olanolan slipped this note under the door of his 15-year-old daughter Alyvea's room after she’d had her phone taken away. Alyvea's friend tweeted the image and it went viral. One mom tweeted in response, “Dad game is strong in this one…”

7. This mom who — an hour after the birth of her daughter — took this fearless selfie to strike back at anyone who says C-sections are the easy way out.

Instagram: @houseofwhite_

Upon posting it to Instagram her caption included: “This is what you really look like a few hours post C-section 🗡 To anyone who thinks it's the easy way out, well, try having a 6-inch gash in your abdomen like a gutted shark 🦈 who had the body parts of the surfer 🏄🏼 it ate retrieved! That's then sewn back together with fishing wire while it feels like your vital organs are trying to escape!"

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8. This dad/political science professor whose very, very important interview with the BBC was hilariously interrupted by his daughter.

So this just happened on @BBCWorld - Love the kids! @Robert_E_Kelly

Seriously, you have to hit play even if you never watch videos. People found it so funny some even dressed up as his daughter for Halloween!

9. This mom who finished showering to find her older kids had, uh, “restrained” her youngest when he kept messing with their Pokemon card game.

Rachel Clark

In case you’re wondering, mom Rachel Clark says her youngest was laughing about the situation when she walked in, and that he was mugging for the camera in the above photo.

11. This mom who shared a photo of her body hours after giving birth in hopes of helping people better understand what postpartum bodies really look like.

Instagram: @raisingyoungloves

"It's a strange feeling to look down and still see a bump, even though you're holding your baby in your arms," mom Elise Grossman wrote in the caption of her Instagram which was seen by millions of people.

12. This dad who knew just what to do when he went to pick up his 6-year-old from school after she’d peed her pants.

Lucinda Sowards / Via Twitter: @LucindaSowards

When dad Ben Sowards learned his daughter, Valerie, was crying after her accident, he says “My heart kind of just broke.” To lighten the mood, he splashed some water on his pants before picking her up. The move made Valerie laugh, and when Valerie’s older sister tweeted the photos, they went mega-vi.

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13. This mom whose very relatable first day of school photo had parents everywhere cracking up.

Jena Willingham / Via facebook.com

"It’s the first time in 11 years I haven’t had a kid at home," mom Jena Willingham told BuzzFeed. "I was excited to get a break because they’re a lot of work."

14. This dad who photoshopped his 18-month-old baby into “marginally dangerous” situations and got a whole lot of people’s attention.

steecrowley / Via Instagram: @steecrowley

Dad Stephen uploaded his photos to Reddit where they quickly became a fixture on the front page. His post accumulated 100,000 upvotes and thousands of comments.

15. The mom who shared this hilarious photo after her daughter spit up on her — which lead to parents everywhere sharing disgusting pics of the things their babies had done.

Desirae Robles

Mom Desirae Robles took the photo — before cleaning herself up — to send to her husband. “It was one of the moments you can’t ever forget, so I had to send it to him to see," she said.

16. This dad who walked his daughter to school on her very first day of kindergarten and her very last day of high school.

my dad walked me to school on my very first day & today he walked me to school on my very last day

Dad Jason Gayler said that he was "holding back the tears" on that last walk. "It was an emotional time," he said. When his daughter, Brittany, tweeted the photos, people were very moved. "This is so pure and cute I can't," wrote one Twitter user.

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