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That Awkward Moment When... Toddler Parent Edition

Awkward moments. We all have them, but I would venture to say that toddler parents probably have them a whole lot more often than many others. Why? Toddlers do embarrassing things…often…because, well…they’re toddlers. It’s how they roll. Here are a few common/socially uncomfortable moments toddlers tend to induce. I always love those “that awkward moment when…” posts, so I thought I’d make my own version – awkward moments: toddler parent style.

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  • That Awkward Moment When… 1 of 14
    That Awkward Moment... Toddler Parent Edition

    You know we all have them....like every. single. day.

  • Little prize fighter 2 of 14
    That Awkward Moment When... Toddler Parent Edition

    Bonus points if the younger child belongs to a first time parent. Yeah...I'm sure they'll be calling for another play date soon. 

  • Loud toys = the best toys 3 of 14
    That Awkward Moment When... Toddler Parent Edition

    Bonus points if the toy lights up and sings creepy songs.

  • Caught red handed 4 of 14
    That Awkward Moment When... Toddler Parent Edition

    Bonus points if said toddler causes a full-on wardrobe malfunction a'la Janet.

  • Inside voices 5 of 14
    That Awkward Moment When... Toddler Parent Edition

    Bonus points if it's at church or the library.

  • Toy snatcher 6 of 14
    That Awkward Moment When... Toddler Parent Edition

     Bonus points if your toddler breaks the other child's toy.

     

  • Priceless 7 of 14
    That Awkward Moment When... Toddler Parent Edition

    Bonus points if your child breaks a priceless heirloom.

  • Melt-down on aisle 3. 8 of 14
    That Awkward Moment When... Toddler Parent Edition

    Bonus points if he or she pulls product off the shelves in the aforementioned fit of rage.

  • We’ve got a biter! 9 of 14
    That Awkward Moment When... Toddler Parent Edition

    Bonus points if they don't respond to the situation at all as you're comforting your crying child.

     

  • Solicitors not welcome 10 of 14
    That Awkward Moment When... Toddler Parent Edition

    Bonus points if they say something extra awkward (AKA - straight up rude) like "When my kids were that age, I would never...!".

  • Potty problems 11 of 14
    That Awkward Moment When... Toddler Parent Edition

    Bonus points if any of your clothing becomes a casualty of the mess that ensues.

  • Purse bandit 12 of 14
    That Awkward Moment When... Toddler Parent Edition

    Bonus points if tampons or awkward medications fall out.

  • Fine dining 13 of 14
    That Awkward Moment When... Toddler Parent Edition

    Bonus points if some of the food ends up on your waiter or landing on someone else's table.

  • “Oh S%@#!” 14 of 14
    That Awkward Moment When... Toddler Parent Edition

    Bonus points if it's an expletive.

 

Lauren Hartmann is the founder of The Little Things We Do, a blog about life and adventures in Portland Oregon. Follow her on TwitterFacebookPinterest and Instagram or catch up on all of her posts here on Babble. More from Lauren:

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