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The Year on Vine: Meet the 12 Worst Parents


Marisa Kabas

By Marisa Kabas
December 5, 2013 at 11:45 am

Another social network, another opportunity for people to be the worst.

Year 2013 saw the birth of Vine, everyone’s favorite app for sharing six-second snippets of absurdity. We had the opportunity to see some terrible parents in their natural habitats, and what their children lose in proper guidance, love and attention, we gain in hilarious #internet #content.

Watch these while we go call social services …

1. Why was this his instinct?

2. It’s never too early to learn how to court the ladies.

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3. A new twist on the classic Slip’N Slide. Creative!

4. Teaching survival skills. Important.

5. This is why you should have to pass a test to have children.

THIS is Why Vine Was Invented
When Smoke Gets in Your Vines

6. Caught in the act.

7. Vocab lesson!

8. Yes, this is the answer.

9. When in doubt, turn a weapon on your child.

Taye Diggs Vine Fail
An A+ Beyonce Vine

10. This mom should maybe be a little more careful?

11. Emily Post would be proud.

12. This mom heckling her teens wins all the awards.

Seen worse? Leave ‘em in the comments below.