The funniest parenting fails from NYC families (June 18)

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

 (lauren spinelli)
lauren spinelli"I left a carton of eggs next to our three-year-old in the backseat of our car. That was a mistake." —Ellen, Staten Island
"We had a BBQ last summer and my kid sipped a beer we'd left out, then spit it on our family friend." —Mallory, Brooklyn
"I lied about going to the toy store...when we were really going to the pediatrician and THEN the toy store. #badparent" —Micah, Bronx
"Lately, I've been trying to sing my kids a song before bed. Sometimes I get really into it. Yesterday, our neighbors admitted they've heard every word." —Arielle, Manhattan
"I didn't screw the sippy cup lid on tight enough. Now there are grape juice stains on the brand-new carpet." —Sarah, Brooklyn
"Told my daughter to sit properly at a restaurant. She retaliated by licking the whole length of the chair." —Grace, Queens
"We gave my child's friend regular milk not knowing he was lactose intolerant. He threw up all over." —Greg, Manhattan
"We've eaten chicken fingers three nights in a row because my kid will eat nothing else." —Corinne, Queens
"I turned my toddler into a hipster. Couldn'" —Jillian, Brooklyn
"Gave my son a biscuit to give to our friend's dog. The dog got excited about the treat and munched on his fingers!" —Alex, Bronx

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.