Ilana Wiles from the blog Mommy Shorts asked her readers to share photos of things their parents did back in the day that would raise some serious eyebrows today. Things like... 1. Let their kids ride bikes without helmets. mommyshorts.com 2. Take a lackadaisical attitude about babyproofing. mommyshorts.com "I should take that ax out of the family room one of these days, huh?" —their dad, probably 3. Hold their newborns in their laps on the ride home from the hospital. mommyshorts.com 4. Put their baby's bouncer on top of the stove. mommyshorts.com 5. Take photos of their kids posed in precarious positions. mommyshorts.com And there wasn't even social media to share them on! 6. Give their kids cigarettes to pretend to smoke with. mommyshorts.com 7. Take their kids mountain climbing on the side of a cliff. mommyshorts.com 8. Attach car seats with rope. mommyshorts.com Something tells me this isn't up to the NHTSA's Child Passenger Safety standards. 9. Take their kids onto boats without life jackets. mommyshorts.com 10. Teach 3-year-olds how to shoot guns. mommyshorts.com 11. Let their kids play with metal-tipped lawn darts. mommyshorts.com These kids still have the scars to prove it. 12. Ply their kids with alcohol. mommyshorts.com 13. Drive their kids around in the back of a truck. mommyshorts.com 14. Decorate the baby room with rifles. mommyshorts.com I wonder if you can register for those at Babies 'R' Us. 15. Pose their kids with sketchy-looking monkeys. mommyshorts.com 16. And totally safe tigers. mommyshorts.com This tiger later mauled its trainer. 17. Use whatever this is for a car seat. mommyshorts.com 18. Or not use a car seat at all. mommyshorts.com 19. Send their littles out onto the lake in a poorly inflated raft. mommyshorts.com What's the worst that could happen? 20. Take sledding to the next level. mommyshorts.com 21. Let their kids go paragliding in a harness meant for a 210-pound man. mommyshorts.com 22. Ride with their baby on the back of a Harley. mommyshorts.com 23. And, lastly, drive their kids around on a sofa balanced atop their car. mommyshorts.com Save this photo and look at it the next time you're feeling like a bad parent. See more of these photos on Mommy Shorts here and here, or submit one of your own here.