Top 10 Passive Aggressive Presents for Parents

Baby showers, holidays, and birthdays offer up prime opportunities to give gifts that keep on giving… in the form of loud noises, ridiculous messes, and feelings of confusion and bewilderment from the poor unsuspecting parents. We’ve all received them – those presents that seem to say “I love you” while subtly communicating otherwise. The kind of gifts that make children swoon with joy, and make their parents say “gee, thanks.” Please share the most passive aggressive gifts you’ve given or received in the comments, and find out our Top 10 Passive Aggressive Presents for Parents after the jump…

TOP TEN PASSIVE AGGRESSIVE PRESENTS FOR PARENTS

10. Window Markers

Why the kids will love it: These markers are designed for scribbling all over a formerly forbidden coloring zone – windows.
Why the parents will hate it: Umm, windows don’t clean themselves.

9. Moon Sand

Why the kids will love it: Sculpt brightly colored sand into adorable treats for hours upon hours of arts & crafts and pretend play fun.
Why their parents will hate it: Hours upon hours of picking-it-out-of-the-carpet fun!

8. Multi Voice Changer

Why the kids will love it: They can say “GIMME CANDY” in 10 different voices!
Why their parents will hate it: Their kids can say “GIMME CANDY” in 10 different voices.

7. Ball Pit Balls (with no pit)

Why the kids will love it: Tossing, throwing, and rolling in balls all day long.
Why their parents will hate it:Two years later, they’ll still be fishing balls out from under the dryer, behind the fence, and tangled in bushes.

6. A Well-Titled Parenting Book like Parenting Your Out-of-control Child or Your Kids Are Your Own Fault


Why the kids will love it: You’ll be such a better parent to them after you read one of these tomes!
Why their parents will hate it: You read the titles, right?

5. Ultra Stomp Rocket

Why the kids will love it: Future astronauts jump and stomp with glee to send the rocket 200 feet into the air
Why their parents will hate it: “Sorry about your window Jim… again.”

4. Smoke Balls, Stink Bombs, or the amazing Bomb Bag.

Why the kids will love it: Kids love practical jokes, gags, and stinky stuff.
Why their parents will hate it: Just the message they wanted to send to their future arsonists.

3. Disney Fairies Water Dispenser

Why the kids will love it: FAIRY WATER!
Why their parents will hate it: “What are you doing in there sweetie?” “I pour fairy water mama! I make magic fairy floor!”

2. Kid’s Drum Set

Why the kids will love it: Nothing makes a kid happier than banging out mad rhythms.
Why their parents will hate it: Nothing makes a parent happier than the sweet, soothing sound of drums.

1. A Puppy

Why the kids will love it: Duh.
Why their parents will hate it: Duh.

So, what’s the most passive-aggressive present you’ve given or received?

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