Parenting Fails: The funniest parenting blunders from NYC families (April 30)

Sometimes, we're bad moms and dads, okay? Laugh now and deny it later

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Photograph: Lauren Spinelli"My daughter's first word was sh*t." —Adrienne, Prospect Heights
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Photograph: Lauren Spinelli"I was the person with the screaming baby in a nice restaurant last week." —Marla, Bronx
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Photograph: Lauren Spinelli"My kids' chicken & peas touched. Game over." —Rick, Lower East Side
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Photograph: Lauren Spinelli"I gave my son a fat lip because I elbowed him in the face while tying his shoe." —Cassie, Flushing
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Photograph: Lauren Spinelli"We told our kids they could stay up as late as they wanted Friday night. I wish we hadn't said that." —Allison, Greenwich Village
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Photograph: Lauren Spinelli"My wife farted so loudly in her sleep that she woke our kids up. At 2am." —Michael, Williamsburg
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Photograph: Lauren Spinelli"Told my sister my house was childproof enough to watch my niece in. It definitely wasn't. There was an incident with my glass coffee table." —Jody, Bay Ridge
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Photograph: Lauren Spinelli"Without me noticing, my 4-year-old "saved" some stuffed animals from Target. Now we're stuffed animal thieves." —CJ, Hells Kitchen
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Photograph: Lauren Spinelli"We didn't use bumpers at the bowling alley, and I accidentally won!" —Diane, Midtown
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Photograph: Lauren Spinelli"We've had breakfast for dinner three nights in a row because I've been too lazy to make anything else." —Gabby, Gowanus

Between idyllic trips to NYC's 25 best playgrounds in New York City, exploring amazing museum exhibits for kids and enjoying family lunches at your favorite family restaurants, life can be less than picture-perfect. Let's be real-even the best moms and dads make a mistake now and then! See our favorite funny fails from parents around the city.