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Pocket Man

“My Dad’s self-portrait. Is there anything more 90s than acid-wash denim and a fake Rolex? As for the pocket, I don’t know what to tell you.”

(submitted by Emily)

Really?

“This is me at two months old.  It has been a family favorite because of the seriously annoyed look on my face. Even at that age I began questioning people around me and thinking to myself ‘Why, why must I do this?!'”

(submitted by Angela)

Keeping Their Noses Clean

“Taken at a formal photographer’s studio  in 1975. Mom and Dad did it as a joke but I really meant it.”

(submitted by Katie)

Marty Explains His Awkward Photo On Morning News

After Marty’s photo from Awkward Family Photos appeared on the WGN 9 Morning Show, he wrote in to tell them: “If you are going to put up something on the news, you...

Take Your Pick

“We took this family picture during a trip to Clark’s Trading Post in New Hampshire. We were obviously very excited to get those awesome glitter & streamer batons and to be sharing the day together. But the best part is the woman picking at her underwear.”

(submitted by Kristen)

The Grass Is Greener, Until It Isn’t

“We had artificial turf installed the day before Easter. We thought it would be good for egg hunting and taking an Easter picture but one child was not happy about being unable to feel the dirt. She hadn’t yet forgiven us when we asked them to take this picture.”

(submitted by Katharine)

I Want Candy

“Mom somehow missed the text on the boxers she gave me.”

(via source)

Frog Boy

“How my boyfriend got all those frogs to stay put is a mystery unto itself. Don’t know how it took seven years of dating to find this picture, but it was worth the wait.”

(submitted by Hannah) 

Garden Wars

“Caught the perfect photo of my Mom trying to keep the cat out of the tomato garden.”

(via source)

Camera Shy

“My son, daughter, and I went to a community day event in Jamestown, Virginia, where we won this gift basket in a raffle. The organizers wanted to take some publicity pics with us, and of course my daughter was being a stinker and threw a fit. Only my son and I sat for them. Years later I was clearing out my email inbox when I rediscovered this gem. Kids can be so creepy!”

(submitted by Nicole)