Parenting Fails: The funniest parenting blunders from NYC families (March 19)

Sometimes, we're bad moms and dads, okay? Laugh now and deny it later
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Photograph: Lauren Spinelli"The world pretty much ended because I wasn't sneaky enough while throwing out broken crayons." —Abby, Manhattan
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Photograph: Lauren Spinelli"My kindergartener tells everyone that "Mr. Big" is her favorite actor...my bad." —Ashley, Brooklyn
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Photograph: Lauren Spinelli"There are hardly any professional photos of our 4th kid. We just got tired." —Andrew, Queens
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Photograph: Lauren Spinelli"I asked my 4-year-old to find the batteries and put them back in the TV remote while I made dinner in the other room. He shoved crayons in the battery slot." —Bea, Queens
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Photograph: Lauren Spinelli"Husband gives daughter soda. Daughter never sleeps again." —Jen, Manhattan
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Photograph: Lauren Spinelli"Our kid told his friend's mom that we all have wine and cheese for dinner. Guilty, sometimes we do, but not him!" —Eve, Brooklyn
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Photograph: Lauren Spinelli"Forgot to tell my sister that my son kicks during temper tantrums. He kicked her in the face while she tried to put his boot on." —Elise, Brooklyn
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Photograph: Lauren Spinelli"Grandma tucked chocolate in my daughter's backpack, which my kid then left in the sun. Grandparent fail?" —Matt, Staten Island
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Photograph: Lauren Spinelli"That time your toddler woke you up from a nap when you thought she was securely in her playpen...by bathing you in toilet water." —Hannah, Manhattan
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Photograph: Lauren Spinelli"I was burping my baby on the subway. I had my back to the passengers and she threw up in someone's hair." —Tom, Brooklyn
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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.


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