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Knit Pic

“Me, my mom, my stepdad, my brother, and my stepbrothers. My parents had those sweaters made by a family friend. I felt like an idiot wearing it at the time but looking back I think it’s hilarious. And I think my mom still has the sweaters.”

(submitted by Barry) 

The Birthday Balloons

My 5th birthday in 1979. My mom is not known for baking or photography skills, as evidenced in this blurry snapshot of my patchy cake, fire displays and phallic balloon sculptures.”

(submitted by Kim)

Corporate Takeover

“I was 11 going on 41. Glamour Shots at their finest. I remember being so proud of my hair while walking around the mall, and everyone looking at be because I was so beautiful. I look like I have two volleyballs on the sides of my head.”

(submitted by Lesley) 

The Everyday Ronald

“I came across this photo in a box in my parents’ garage, of my family and me. And no, it’s not Halloween.”

(submitted by Rachael) 

 

Steady As They Go

“My in-laws hired a professional photographer for family pictures. The grandkids were afraid the hammock was going to flip. Taken in Lake Arrowhead, CA.”

(submitted by Sally) 

The Grad Photo

“My friends and I met at a prenatal class so our babies were close in age. We thought it would be adorable to have a professional picture taken of our bundles of joy. Our offspring conspired against our Gerber Baby-esque plans.”

(submitted by Melissa) 

Don’t You Forget About Me

“My grandmother holding my baby sister while I sit quietly next to them.”

(submitted by IG @josefinampiazza

Stockholm 10316

“As a five year old in Stockholm, Sweden I was in love with Brandon so I made this with a little help from my older sisters (who both loved Dylan).”

(submitted by IG @tomtraubertsbluesforsberg

Strike Three

“We were not vibing in the Sears photo studio that day.”

(submitted by IG @thecataract)

First Impression

“First time meeting my youngest sister. As you can see, I was not pleased.”

(submitted by IG @azoghlin