Great Parenting Moments

 

While wading through my unwieldy collection of unedited photos (current count: 4,512), I stumbled on some memorable parenting moments.

I wouldn’t categorize them as “reckless” but they did trigger consideration.

As in, what were we thinking?

Here are some highlights — or lowlights, depending on your perspective.

 

Everyone’s happy when there’s a vodka/cranberry in easy reach… (Cayden, age 6 mos)

 

 

 

“Go on, get on the alligator. I’m sure it’s safe.” (Cayden, January 2008)

 

 

“Oh, she’s fine, she’ll get up…” (Hadley, Jan 2011)

 

 

This was Martin’s transgression — baby misplaced and later found on windowsill. (Brynn, 2011) 

 

 

A joint bad decision. Martin did the sheep herding/baby juggling, but I photographed it. (Brynn, 2010) 

 

 

And finally, last summer. It seemed like a good idea…