The mother of all embarrassments! Cringeworthy social media posts by parents left their children mortified
Parents embarrass their children all the time, but spare a thought for kids whose mothers and fathers shared their blunders online for all the world to see.
Viral website cheezburger.com has rounded up the moments when mortifying parents from around the world decided to take to social media – making the humiliation so much worse.
Instances include one mother revealing that she is still breastfeeding her five-year-old son, even though her milk has dried up.
Meanwhile, another mother in the US may have had a few too many drinks before taking to social media to moan about her spoilt teen.
Spot the problem! Elsewhere in the US one parent has revealed that they value the aesthetics of their home over their own child, which is what they will have to tell the hospital when the baby knocks themselves out on the stairs
Keep it to yourself! In Puerto Rico one mother is being way too gushy about her daughter, we doubt her followers want to see this kind of thing
Where’s your self respect? We hope this mother’s children don’t have her on social media as this would be an awkward way to find out about their father’s infidelity
Then there was a British mother who shared a list of names she was considering for her baby, including monikers suck as Belay, Written and Stori.
She said that she’s ultimately rejected all of them, begging the question of what name the poor child ended up with.
ALso, a parent in the US who values style over safety boasted about their acrylic baby gate, which was completely see through and almost guarantee to cause some kind of accident.
Father like son! When this mother’s son grows up he will be mortified that she one gave him condoms to play with and secondly for sharing the snaps on social media
What did you call your child? In the UK there is a child with the most unique name ever – considering the ones their mother rejected
No drinking on a school night: When she’s sobered up in the morning, this US-based mother may feel wine guilt when she realises how she laid bare her family problems regarding her spoilt teen
That backfired! This will be an embarrassing story to tell their child one day about how their father shot himself in the face during their gender reveal
Parenting 101! In an unknown location one mother has humiliated herself after revealing that she keeps letting her baby fall off the bed when she could just stop playing with him on it
Time to cut the cord! We hope this doesn’t show up on her throwbacks in years to come as this mother has shown herself to have no willpower when it comes to weaning her child, despite having no milk
Try counselling! Everyone knows it would be bad if she “accidentally”got pregnant. But it’s also bad for posting these intentions on social media and hoping for advice
Uncomfortable: While everyone is entitled to their opinion and how they feel, it may not be fair to be posting this on social media as it could spark controversary and arguments – plus damage the reputation of midwives in their local area
Not your business! In an unknown location a waiter has shared an uncomfortable moment for a mother in labour on social media which we imagine she’d prefer to keep private