Humor Weird News Funny Baby Pictures That Perfectly Sum Up Parenthood Share PINTEREST Email Print Via Getty Images/Caroline Woodham and Reddit Humor Political Humor Web Humor Weird News Paranormal & Ghosts Urban Legends UFOs By Beverly Jenkins Beverly Jenkins is a humor and pop culture writer. She has published three web humor books and six calendars, including You Had One Job! and Photobombed. our editorial process Beverly Jenkins Updated August 30, 2018 Every parent enjoys snapping photos of their pride and joy, and brand new parents are always coming up with creative ways to memorialize their baby's many milestones, from first Halloween to first birthday cake. Many parents seek photoshoot inspiration on Pinterest and other crafting sites, where they can find plenty of perfect-looking, high-production-value baby photos. However, in real life, babies are notoriously squirmy and unpredictable subjects, which means many of the actual photos are not exactly pin-worthy. Luckily for us, the photos are hilarious (and always adorable). 01 of 18 Surprise Water Fountain Via Peekaboo Photos Oh boy. If you've ever changed a baby boy's diaper, you've more than likely experienced the "accidental water feature" aspect of parenting. The look on this new dad's face is absolutely priceless! 02 of 18 The Oh-So-Cute Kissing Baby's Cheeks Shot Via Bored Panda Step one: make sure your baby's current facial expression doesn't resemble a disgruntled old man complaining about his lunch. 03 of 18 Baby in a Tonka Truck Via Twitter Maybe this shot would have worked better if the baby had been asleep. Instead, he looks utterly bewildered, and those stiff little legs are cracking us up! 04 of 18 That Awkward Moment When Your Newborn Looks Like Popeye Via Margaret/Awkward Family Photos According to Awkward Family Photos: “This was the photo shoot for my newborn son. I was supposed to be looking lovingly at him and instead sneezed all over him. The photographer caught it at just the right moment.” 05 of 18 Adorable Peeking out of the Blanket Shot Via Getty Images/Caroline Woodham and Reddit Some babies are born with attitude, and this little guy on the right is surely one of them. 06 of 18 Jolly Little Christmas Elves Via Bored Panda Model babies: "Look at us in our cute little Santa hats!" Regular babies: "How many of these bright, sparkling baubles do you think I can fit in my mouth?" 07 of 18 Baby in a Pumpkin Via Blaze Press Halloween is coming, so let's scoop out a gourd and put our baby inside! What a cute picture that would make. There's only one problem: have you ever felt what the inside of a pumpkin is like? Slimy, sticky, hard... not exactly prime baby textures. I'd cry too. 08 of 18 Balloons in the Crib Via Instagram What a fun, mirthful idea for a photo! What toddler wouldn't love having a bunch of latex balloons crowding their crib? (All of them, we'd wager.) 09 of 18 Baby's First Birthday Cake Via Blaze Press It's all fun and games until you get frosting in your eyes. 10 of 18 Cute Baby Reading a Book Via Getty Images/Minchen Liang / EyeEm and Imgur Looks like somebody's got gas, and it's not the kid on the left. 11 of 18 Baby Covered in Kisses Via Bored Panda "Mo-oom! Stop kissing me!" 12 of 18 Parents Kissing Baby Cheeks, Take 2 Via Instagram They weren't even going for perfection, but they still achieved it. 13 of 18 Baby's First Photoshoot Via Reddit Mom seems to think this is hilarious, but then again, she wasn't the one scrubbing spit-up out of her hair afterwards, was she? What's a little spit-up between family members? 14 of 18 Parents Handing Baby Over Via Pinterest/robadadonne The real-life version of this photograph looks a bit like they're handing their baby over for some nefarious reason. The baby's face is like, "WTH is happening here?" 15 of 18 Cute Little Sailor Baby Via Getty Images/ralucahphotography.ro and Imgur Baby on the left is totally pulling off that sailor suit, whereas baby on the right looks like a very confused Pillsbury Dough Boy. 16 of 18 Adorable Baby Witch Flying on her Broom Via Bored Panda Or... whatever is happening here. Tell the truth; is there even a baby in there at all? 17 of 18 Little Cutie Wearing a Santa Hat Via Memolition Or, Santa hat wearing a little cutie. Either, or! 18 of 18 Baby Dressed as Frosty the Snowman Via Imgur That baby is not having ANY of this dress up stuff! That is the face of a baby who is really, really tired of his mom being so extra.