The World's Worst Parents Gallery
There's no definitive guide book to parenthood. Working out the best ways to love and educate your children is part of the joy and challenge of raising the next generation.
But there can be few better examples of how not to raise children than these:
This is where babies come from... This shocked infant looks horrified to learn the truth about the stork and the cabbage patch
A teething baby takes a bite into a giant snake - not realising it is putting its new teeth into a potential predator.
Don't go! A woman crosses a level crossing with a pram as the light is on red. In the background a train can be seen leaving the station.
This little girl is having her first taste of alcohol about 17-and-a-half years too early.
A huge snake sits on top of a tiny baby as it lies on a bed in this sickening image.
This child is danged headfirst into a pen to feed a raccoon.
Exasperated parents have found a novel way to stop this toddler getting into trouble.
The chances are low of this child treasuring this picture of him with his scantily-clad parents on their wedding day.
She might think she can multi-task, but someone needs to tell this woman pushing a stroller while riding a segway across a road is a recipe for disaster.
Motherhood obviously hasn't taken its toll on this woman's body, and she wants the world to know.
A child eats cake mix off a whisk - while it still appears to be plugged in.
These toddlers have strayed dangerous close to the pole just as the woman riding it moves into a position that looks devilishly hard to hold.
Babe in arms
He's not a briefcase
A child clutches a copy of an adult film as she is held by a grinning adult.
Martial arts: Watch as this man punches this baby in half
A child who looks terrified poses for a picture next to a lion.
This child is left on a barbecue - although it is switched off.