Readers Share Their Favorite Embarrassing Toddler Pics!

“Having a child is surely the most beautifully irrational act that two people in love can commit.” ~ Bill Cosby, Fatherhood.

Catching your toddler in the act of being a toddler makes for the very best pictures.

As parents, we take these embarrassing and outrageously hilarious pictures because we have to; they’re just that good. You know what I’m talking about, the pictures you totally intend would never use for future blackmail…

I solicited readers for their favorite embarrassing toddler photos and wow, y’all did not disappoint!

Sit back and have a good laugh because these toddlers totally rock toddlerhood!

  • Daddy fixed her hair! 1 of 29
    Daddy fixed her hair!
    "There are two lasting bequests we can give our children. One is roots. The other is wings." ~Hodding Carter, Jr. [Photo courtesy: Evin Cooper]
  • Ooo, what’s that over there? 2 of 29
    Ooo, what's that over there?
    "The best training any parent can give a child is to train the child to train himself." ~A. P. Gouthey [Photo courtesty: LaRee Stach]
  • My eyes! 3 of 29
    My eyes!
    "The soul is healed by being with children." ~Fyodor Dostoevsky [Photo courtesy: LaRee Stach]
  • All the cool kids are doing it 4 of 29
    All the cool kids are doing it
    "The child must know that he is a miracle, that since the beginning of the world there hasn't been, and until the end of the world there will not be, another child like him." ~Pablo Casals [Photo courtesy: Laryssa Benner]
  • But my finger fits in here just perfect! 5 of 29
    But my finger fits in here just perfect!
    "Listen to the mustn'ts, child. Listen to the don'ts. Listen to the shouldn'ts, the impossibles, the won'ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me... Anything can happen, child. Anything can be." ~Shel Silverstein [Photo courtesy: Laryssa Benner]
  • Toilet paper was made for pulling! 6 of 29
    Toilet paper was made for pulling!
    "Thank God kids never mean well." ~Lily Tomlin
  • Happy Birthday? 7 of 29
    Happy Birthday?
    "Having a two-year-old is like having a blender that you don't have the top for." ~Jerry Seinfeld
  • Nooooooooooo! 8 of 29
    "If you have never been hated by your child, you have never been a parent." ~Bette Davis
  • You’d never know he was at Disneyland! 9 of 29
    You'd never know he was at Disneyland!
    "Parents are not interested in justice, they are interested in quiet." ~Bill Cosby
  • Fun in the sun! 10 of 29
    Fun in the sun!
    "Children are likely to live up to what you believe of them." ~Lady Bird Johnson [Photo courtesy: Shannon /]
  • Check me out! 11 of 29
    Check me out!
    "Adults are always asking little kids what they want to be when they grow up because they're looking for ideas" ~Paula Poundstone [Photo courtesy: Shannon /]
  • Hey! Where’d my pants go? 12 of 29
    Hey! Where'd my pants go?
    "When children are doing nothing, they are doing mischief." ~Henry Fielding [Photo courtesy: Julie Konie]
  • Silly girl! 13 of 29
    Silly girl!
    "While we try to teach our children all about life, Our children teach us what life is all about." ~Angela Schwindt [Photo courtesy: Laryssa Benner]
  • Potty training? I don’t think so. 14 of 29
    Potty training? I don't think so.
    "Children need models more than they need critics." ~Joseph Joubert
  • Where’s BooBoo? 15 of 29
    Where's BooBoo?
    "We worry about what a child will become tomorrow, yet we forget that he is someone today." ~Stacia Tauscher
  • There he is! 16 of 29
    There he is!
    "If you can give your son or daughter only one gift, let it be enthusiasm." ~Bruce Barton
  • First it goes here… 17 of 29
    First it goes here...
    "That's the real trouble with the world, too many people grow up." ~Walt Disney [Photo courtesy: Micheline]
  • Then it goes here. 18 of 29
    Then it goes here.
    "Truly wonderful the mind of a child is." ~Yoda, Star Wars Episode II [Photo courtesy: Micheline]
  • Let’s get this party started! 19 of 29
    Let's get this party started!
    "Only where children gather is there any real chance of fun." ~Mignon McLaughlin [Photo courtesy: Shannon /]
  • Who turned out the lights? 20 of 29
    Who turned out the lights?
    "A person's a person, no matter how small." ~Dr. Seuss [Photo courtesy: Shannon /]
  • I make this look good! 21 of 29
    I make this look good!
    "Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up." ~Pablo Picasso [Photo courtesy: Molly
  • I’m not so sure about such great heights! 22 of 29
    I'm not so sure about such great heights!
    "Children are great imitators. So give them something great to imitate." ~Anonymous [Photo courtesy: Sarah Bregel]
  • Don’t question the princess! 23 of 29
    Don't question the princess!
    "Only those who look with the eyes of children can lose themselves in the object of their wonder." ~Eberhard Arnold [Photo courtesy: Elizabeth Flora Ross /]
  • Look Ma, I put sunscreen on all by myself! 24 of 29
    Look Ma, I put sunscreen on all by myself!
    "Life loves to be taken by the lapel and told: "I'm with you kid. Let's go." ~Maya Angelou [Photo Courtesy: Kadie Spino]
  • Mommy, your toes look delish! 25 of 29
    Mommy, your toes look delish!
    "I always wondered why babies spend so much time sucking their thumbs. Then I tasted baby food." ~Robert Orben [Photo courtesy: Mary Fowle]
  • Look what I can do with this! 26 of 29
    Look what I can do with this!
    "A child is an uncut diamond." ~Austin O'Malley [Photo courtesy: Jackie Webb]
  • Happy Easter? 27 of 29
    Happy Easter?
    "There are no seven wonders of the world in the eyes of a child. There are seven million." ~Walt Streightiff [Photo courtesy: Irene Afre]
  • (This one is me, circa 1980 … thanks Mom) 28 of 29
    (This one is me, circa 1980 ... thanks Mom)
    "Kids: they dance before they learn there is anything that isn't music." ~William Stafford [Photo courtesy: my mom]
  • (My brother, circa 1982) 29 of 29
    (My brother, circa 1982)
    "A boy's story is the best that is ever told." ~Charles Dickens [Photo courtesy: my mom]

Now it’s your turn! I’d love to feature your best embarrassing toddler photo next time around so send it to me at yourmommyfriend(at)gmail(dot)com!

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