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18 Embarrassing Things Kids Did In Front Of Their Poor, Poor Parents

"Gee, where are that kid's parents?" (Looks around awkwardly.)

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4. “At our local pet shop my 3-year-old couldn’t see up into a fish tank, so she climbed atop an empty fish tank to get a better view — and broke not only the empty fish tank she was stepping on but the full fish tank above.”


7. "My son's father works at a grocery store chain, so anytime we go to one of their stores and my son sees a man in the same uniform, he screams out, 'Dada!' I always have to tell him, 'That's not your dada.' The workers give me lots of strange looks."

10. "I was flying with my 3-year-old son to San Francisco when the plane had a rough landing. Everyone was silent — sort of in shock — except my toddler who screamed, 'What the fuck? That driver is driving like a crazy person!'"


12. "At the grocery store my 3-year-old asked for a cantaloupe. When I told him to wait a minute he yelled, 'Get me the cantaloupe, bastard!' Everyone turned to stare like I was a horrible parent."


"Turns out he'd heard the word 'bastard' one night when we thought he was asleep and turned on a grown up TV show."


13. "She was so mortified we made her out to look like a crazy alcoholic who chose booze over her kids.”


“When I was little my mother (who never drinks) stopped by the alcohol aisle to pick up wine for a dinner party. When she selected a bottle, I begged her not to get it because I knew alcohol was bad for you. My brother latched onto her leg, yelling, ‘Please don’t buy the bottle of wine!’ We were purple in the face, screaming and crying for her to put it back."

—Sara Heinemeyer, Facebook

14. “My mother's favorite story to tell: When I was three I saw a pregnant woman and asked her, 'Did you know that your baby will fall out of your vagina?'”


15. "I'd repeatedly told my 5-year-old NOT to stick her hand in the ostrich cage. About five minutes later, I heard her scream. The ostrich had bit her hand. I got so many dirty looks from other parents."

16. My 3-year-old daughter and I were waiting for boba drinks when this lady came in wearing super-tight, semi-sheer leggings. My daughter yelled, "MOM I CAN SEE HER BUTT. EW CACA BUTT. HEY, LADY, PUT YOUR BUTT AWAY!"

18. "We were driving through our new neighborhood when we noticed EMTs bringing our elderly neighbor out of her home on a stretcher. My daughter leaned out the window and yelled, "IS SHE DEAD?!?! SHE LOOKS DEAD!! YOU GUYS BETTER HURRY BECAUSE YOU DON'T GOT MUCH TIME!!!"

"Keep in mind, our neighbor was sitting up and talking with the EMTs. I've yet to learn her name because she still refuses to make eye contact with us. Going on five years now."


Note: Some submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.