We have not had a funny pictures round-up for a few months, and this one is dedicated to parents... again. Why you ask, are we so impressed by the extreme efforts and solutions of some parents? Because some children are different and require parenting that is in the same league as, say, taming wild animals. So, without further ado -
It's Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad (Parents) and Kids!
(top image: advertisement for "Choco" product in the 1970s, via; bottom left photo via, right ad via)
Here is a game that every warm-blooded boy would enjoy: make them pose as superheroes and let them use anything they can find outside to arm and outfit their characters. At a certain angle, they might even seem like flying! This time however, it's the setup created by photographer Jan Von Holleben (they also have fine art posters and postcards):
The picture above was taken at the end of World War 2 in Amsterdam. Much of the country had been liberated, so a lot of people went out to celebrate on Dam square in Amsterdam. Unfortunately there were still some Germans there (including a sniper) so a celebration turned ugly real quickly when the Germans started firing shots on a gathering of celebrating people. The child was probably too young to realize what is going on.
Some monsters are unexpected, and some are... unintentional:
(images: left via, right: "Where the Wild Things Are" poster)
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