15 Totally Weird Things Parents Have Caught Their Little Kids Doing


Kids might say the darndest things, but they also do the weirdest things -- as a recent Reddit thread that asked parents what's the weirdest thing they'e caught their child doing proves. The responses posted by admirably honest -- and patient! -- moms and dads will make any parent cringe in painfully funny recognition (plus, they just might make parents feel like their kid isn't all that odd after all). Ah, the power of the interwebs bringing us all together ...








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We found real parents who described the funniest, what-the-heck moments ever caused by their children. The truth about children being that they are totally strange, of course. Maybe it's their wild imagination, their boundless energy, or their lack of understanding about how the world works, but raising kids is like raising some of the biggest weirdos we've ever met. The only silver lining is that we as parents get to watch all of these hilarious high jinks from the safe distance of time and age ... and then of course tell the Internet about all of the funny things our kids do.

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Click through our slideshow to read some of the most hair-raisingly hilarious stories ever told from the parenting trenches! And remember, this is all fodder for our own future parenting memoirs. 

  • Pushing Buttons


    Image via Joey Yee/Flickr

    "[Two and a half year old] old son will lift my shirt just enough to see my belly button when I'm sitting on the couch, stick his finger in my belly button, and just sit there like it is completely normal. If I try to remove his finger he just puts it back. No idea why."

    -- Inconspicuously_here

  • Ham Fisted


    Image via Artizone

    "I walked into the kitchen one day to see my 4-year-old son cleaning the counter with a piece of ham. He then went over to the sink, washed off the piece of ham, and then started to eat it."

    -- Link-to-the-Pastiche

  • Sticky Situation


    Image via jim/Flickr

    "My daughter, who's 5, took a sip of juice from a straw, spit it into her hand, and then proceeded to rub it into her hair like it was hair product or something. Right after I'd given her a shower. Why?"

    -- marzipandancer

  • Doggone It


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    "I heard our new puppy yelping one afternoon like he was hurt. My then almost 2-year-old daughter was yelling 'noooo bad puppy.' Ran into her room where I guess the new puppy had done his business on her carpet. My daughter had the puppy by the scruff, one hand wrapped around a mushed dog turd she was trying to 'put back in.' Poor dog wouldn't go near her for a year."

    -- mightycluck

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  • Can't Hold Back


    Image via scarlett1854/Flickr

    "Daughter was in her room singing 'Let it Go' and suddenly took it from singsong to death-metal screaming. She was 6."

    -- saketuyas

  • Vampires & Bears, Oh My!


    Image via sciondriver/Flickr

    "My daughter drew a picture of vampires and bears standing around. However she decided to draw them all pooping and with penises. She clearly labeled all of the parts so