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Have A Seat

“My mom was very excited to be receiving a toilet seat for a Christmas present in 1981.”

(submitted by IG @melissastepaniuk

Another Mine

“Dad loved to visit mines and quarries. The rest of the family had little choice but to go along for the ride. Apparently, we rebelled by pulling our sweater sleeves far out of shape. Despite the mandatory rubber outfits and helmets, Mom always looked stylish.”

(submitted by George)

Carousel

“Mom was holding me the first time around. Second time around, not so much.”

(submitted by Sean)

Buzzkill

“Iran, 1970s. I was 5 years old and in the picture (I’m the smallest) with my cousins. My mum thought shaving all our hair off would make our hair roots stronger!”

(submitted by IG @pourghadiri)

Ragtime

“My mom accidentally bought XXXL underwear from a local department store and instead of returning them, she uses them as a rag.”

(submitted by IG @itsanniehorton

Head Strong

“My son had some thoughts about mom and dad leaving him with grandma and grandpa for the weekend.”

(submitted by IG @jayci_haase

Fun Run

“My niece clearly thrilled about finishing the 5k her parents most definitely didn’t force her in to.”

(submitted by IG @katrinasimone

The New Guy

“That time my mother thought it would be a great idea to take us to Madam Tussaud’s to meet her new eight foot Slash lookalike boyfriend for the first time.”

(submitted by Roxzann)

Spotty

“Mum, an avid seamstress, thought it would be a great idea to make the family matching outfits for Christmas and was inspired by the family dog, Saxon.”

(submitted by Vicki)

Big Mama’s House

“My mom worked at this photography studio. She made us go for family pics because it counted as one of her sales. And she got to be the star of the portrait.”

(submitted by Carolyn)