Semi-Formal - Prom

Semi-Formal

Thank you, Dad, for always making prom a little more awkward in your own unique way.

(submitted by Rebecca in Ireland)

Roll Bounce - Behind The Awkwardness

Roll Bounce

“This was taken early 1965. I was posing with my favorite truck while my sisters roller skated in the driveway. The oldest sister has a unconvincing ‘I didn’t do it’ look while my other sister goes down hard.”

(submitted by Fred)

Silent Night - Christmas

Silent Night

“While cleaning out my mother-in-laws attic, I found this little gem from 1990. Between the acid wash, teddy bear, and serial killer handwriting, it had AFP written all over it.”

(submitted by Meredith)

Ashes To Ashes - Babies

Ashes To Ashes

“An inquisitive baby, I’d often explore places that normally would be ‘off-limits’.  The cold soft ash felt good in my little fingers though!  Luckily, my brothers ‘rescued’ me, and my parents thought to snap a photo of it.”

(submitted by Scott)

The Ties That Bind - Easter

The Ties That Bind

“My mom bought us new Easter outfits and, to our horror, we had to wear the dreaded… ties. Needless to say, we weren’t happy about it.”

(submitted by Christopher)

Lapaphobia - Easter

Lapaphobia

A reminder to all children that are scared of Santa… it could be worse.

(submitted by Heather)

Sketch Pad - Misc

Sketch Pad

He just wanted to be in the ballpark.

(submitted by Aga in Poland)

In Your Grill - Babies

In Your Grill

“This photo is of my brother posing inside the grill of our car, “The Beat” circa 1985. My parents loved posing us in weird and awkward places.”

(submitted by Melanie)

Purple Rain - Babies

Purple Rain

She will always win.

(submitted by Amanda)

Mary Had A Little Lamb - Easter

Mary Had A Little Lamb

“If the red eyed devil bunny didn’t get you, the possessed lamb was waiting in the wings.”

(submitted by Chris)