11 insane parenting fails!
A collection of bizarre parenting stories and pictures to make you feel better.
Image: via Zazzle.com

Ever felt like everyone else just HAS to be better at this complicated world of raising children than you? If so, we’ve got some stories that will raise your eyebrows and hopefully make you feel better. Your child may just escape therapy yet…

Duct taped kids and other criminals:

Yes, these parents did pick up criminal charges for duct taping their kid to the wall and posting pictures online:

"I'm the world's worst parent"

Poor judgement:

Disabled daughter captures father beating her on video

The year’s worst parents

The parents who gave their kids any of these:

10 of the worst toys ever created

When bad parenting hits the tabloids:

Bad celeb parents

Allowing your toddler to play with a pet COBRA:

Bad parents or nature lovers

Don’t like your daughter’s Facebook posts? Shoot her laptop!

Dad shoots daughter’s laptop over Facebook post

And the mom who tried to SELL her kids on Facebook:

Mom sells kids on Facebook

Other parents who suggest ridiculous advice, such as “give your toddler brandy to get him to sleep”…

Bad parenting advice

Finally, the parents who used these:

10 crazy parenting products

Or chose one of these names:

77 crazy baby names

We’re all feeling good about ourselves now, aren’t we? Why not tell us about the craziest parenting stories you’ve ever heard in the comments section below.

Read Parent24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.

Everything from parties to pre-schools in your area.

Jobs - Find your dream job

Reporting Accountant

Cape Town
Network Finance Professional / Prudential
R310 000.00 - R360 000.00 Per Year

Java Developer

Network IT Recruitment
R450 000.00 - R500 000.00 Per Month

Financial Manager

Communicate Recruitment: Finance 3
R750 000.00 - R800 000.00 Per Month

Property - Find a new home