And if not done properly, the consequences can be DISASTROUS.
You might've got too comfortable and totally forgot you were texting your mom.
Or maybe you made your dad the victim of an epic autocorrect fail. Those are excusable, but no less embarrassing for all parties involved.
What if you've accidentally sexted your parents? There’s really no coming back from that.
But if there's anything we've learned from our parents it's that sharing is caring, so spill the beans!
We want to know — What’s the worst accidental text you've sent to your parents? Tell us in the comments, or show us your screenshots via the DropBox below and you might get featured in our next BuzzFeed Community post!