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Kids Ruin the Darnedest Things

Jun 11 2014 - 7:49am

It's a parenting rite of passage to have your kids ruin something fairly significant, but that doesn't make it any less painful (or less hilarious when it's not our own kids or stuff, obviously). A few parents therapeutically shared some of the things their kiddos destroyed, and because we've all been there, we just can't help but laugh.

Source: Flickr user Sam Garmon [1]

Voting Ballots

I'd say she's an Independent.

Source: Instagram user elliexmayx [2]

Furniture

The permanent-marker bandit strikes again.

Source: Instagram user jimaiemarie [3]

Pianos

Really? You couldn't remember those two keys without marking them?

Source: Instagram user vibeke____ [4]

Dollar Bills

Dolla, dolla, dolla, dolla, dolla, dolla, dolla bill, y'all.

Source: Instagram user banginbetty [5]

Boxes of Cereal

Kid tested, mother cursed.

Source: Instagram user arimethia [6]

Plumbing

Nope, doesn't flush.

Source: Instagram user themama_x2 [7]

Glasses

People who live in houses with children shouldn't wear glasses.

Source: Instagram user s3gray [8]

Keyboards

Kids ca_ be such _erks.

Source: Instagram user vespamamagram [9]

Stairwells

Stairway to insanity.

Source: Instagram user saradeclares [10]

Heirlooms

And milk glass just came back into style!

Source: Instagram user ratchley [11]

Chairs

That's one way to keep mama on the edge of her seat.

Source: Instagram user texasgypsysoul [12]

Toilet Seats

. . . and that's another.

Source: Instagram user babybumpbeyond [13]

Pie

Toddlers are known to have their fingers in every pie.

Source: Instagram user gardenofsimple [14]

Window Coverings

He had something else in mind for your window treatments. Like nothing.

Source: Instagram user crystalahale [15]

Your Favorite CD

I'm guessing his favorite track was "Sorry."

Source: Instagram user dildolady [16]

Car Exteriors

There are no words. No, seriously — it's just a bunch of scratches.

Source: Instagram user jimaiemarie [17]

Remote Controls (and Perfectly Good Hummus)

Ah, the age-old rub-the-tub-of-hummus-all-over-the-remote trick.

Source: Instagram user jotatay [18]

Mattress Toppers

I'm not gonna lie; I bet that was kind of fun to do.

Source: Instagram user twinsmakesseven [19]

Their Curls

Nooooooooooo!

Source: Instagram user lindseyaya [20]

Containers of Purple Frosting (and Doors)

If you buy frosting called "Bold Purple Vanilla," I'd say you had it coming.

Source: Instagram user starsoverhollywood [21]

Craft Time

And now you understand why 99.9 percent of parents do not allow glitter in their homes.

Source: Instagram user kellychron [22]

Dental Floss

I did it, you did it, we all did it as kids — but that doesn't make it any less annoying.

Source: Instagram user haitianmamma509 [23]

Cornmeal

Cornmeal and Legos; what's not to like?

Source: Instagram user widder_1849 [24]

iPads

No, that's not dry erase marker.

Source: Instagram user christina_ocampo [25]

Family Photos

Someone doesn't seem too thrilled about having a new baby join the family.

Source: Instagram user allyyy_w [26]

Packs of Gum

Kid, I could have saved you the trouble and told you that all the pieces actually do taste and look the same.

Source: Instagram user evielorraine [27]

Baby Dolls

Sorry, honey — this isn't Toy Story.

Source: Instagram user rachaelaletheia [28]

Wood Floors

It's a good thing ice cream wipes off. Wait, that's not ice cream. Is that paint? OMG!

Source: Instagram user cassdavies2012 [29]

Car Interiors

A for sentiment, F for freaking out (as in, mommy is).

Source: Instagram user scoutdrygoods [30]

Dinner (and the Christmas Countdown)

Why aren't you eating your dinner, sweetie?

Source: Instagram user beaulee [31]

Your Sanity

Gone, just like that big blue bottle of detergent.

Source: Instagram user texasgypsysoul [32]


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