culture The Worst Parents in Department Stores  

Ashley Reign
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Ever find yourself shopping alongside parents who seem to be in a totally different world than their screaming children? Ever been tempted to call child services on the woman trying to dig her small child from the bottom of a shopping cart full of TV dinners? No? Then this collection of the Internet’s worst parents in stores will show you how lucky you are.
 
Try to restrain your temper as you get a load of toddlers running free through the toy section, kids crammed into shopping carts, and some of the sketchiest parenting methods known to man. Trashy parents in department stores, trashy parents in grocery stores, trashy parents in the parking lot. When these bad parents go shopping, they take their poor parenting choices public.

And what's a kid trapped in a grocery store to do? Find a way to entertain themselves, of course. Some do it by hiding in the freezer aisle, while others channel their efforts into making friends with manikins and other inanimate objects.
 
Got a pregnant pal you want to help avoid falling in with the "trashy parents in department stores" crowd? Send this collection her way. After seeing these horrifying displays of child rearing, potential parents will think twice before laying their kid on the floor to grab a slushy or propping up those frozen food items around their 5 year old. So get ready to behold some of the worst parenting skills the Internet has to offer! 
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A Super Stylish Babysitter


A Super Stylish Babysitter is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Worst Parents in Department Stores
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Anybody Seen Conner Lately?


Anybody Seen Conner Lately? is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Worst Parents in Department Stores
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Jimmy's First and Last Trip to the Store with Grandma


Jimmy's First and Last Tri... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Worst Parents in Department Stores
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That's One Way to Make Him a Republican


That's One Way to Make Him... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Worst Parents in Department Stores
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