The funniest parenting fails from NYC families (May 7)

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

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Photograph: Lauren Spinelli"Forgot to do the sniff test and poured rank milk into my daughter's cereal. She was not happy!" —Mary Leigh, Queens
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Photograph: Lauren Spinelli"Apparently we eat takeout too much, because our three-year-old asked me why we were cooking and not getting seamless." —Rebecca, Brooklyn
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Photograph: Lauren Spinelli"My son declared that he was dropping out of 1st grade because he can 'learn everything from video games.'" —Janet, Manhattan
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Photograph: Lauren Spinelli"My husband told my kids that they couldn't have sugary waffles for I shoved a cookie in my mouth. #thinmintsalltheway" —Ashley, Brooklyn
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Photograph: Lauren Spinelli"I composted my son's ancient fruit snacks and he cried hysterically." —Evan, Queens
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Photograph: Lauren Spinelli"I left a poopy diaper on the bathroom floor. My dog dragged it across the house and behind the couch." —Stephanie, Brooklyn 
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Photograph: Lauren Spinelli"My kids sleep in bed with us (I'm a pushover). As a result, I'm averaging about six hours sleep with tiny feet in my face." —Diana, Manhattan
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Photograph: Lauren Spinelli"I couldn't answer my fourth grader's long division question..." —Tatiana, Manhattan
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Photograph: Lauren Spinelli"My five-year-old's Barbie is now slathered in $200 eye cream because I left it in the bathroom. FML." —Barbara, Manhattan
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Photograph: Lauren Spinelli"Walked in on my daughter trying to make a twerking video for Instagram." —Tamara, Queens

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.