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Embarrassing Moments

10 Times Your Dad Really Wasn't THAT Embarrassing

Posted 05.13.2015 | Parents

No matter how well you get along with your father as an adult, dads mortify their children at one point or another growing up. In fact, there was prob...

Don't Fart in Front of Hot Paramedics

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 05.06.2015 | Comedy
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

I decided to sit up, run some fingers through my matted hair, and, at the very least, cross my legs delicately at the ankle -- even if it felt like I was giving birth to Balrog triplets. And that's when it happened. A fart with the supernova velocity and resonance of the Hella Supertone Air Horn unexpectedly erupted from me.

We Are All Brooklyn Beckham Cringing At His Embarrassing Dad

The Huffington Post | Katie Sola | Posted 04.20.2015 | Teen

You'd think David Beckham would be a cool dad. But turns out he can embarrass his kids with the best of them. Brooklyn Beckham, 17, posted an Inst...

30 Days of Online Dating: Sweaty Palms and Cold Sores

Stacie Corliss | Posted 04.08.2015 | Comedy
Stacie Corliss

Thanks to some excellent navigation, I make it to the theatre just five minutes behind schedule. OkCupid Taylor is nowhere to be found. Well, this is entirely odd and uncomfortable.

25 Embarrassing Things Every Parent Has Done And Denied

Joe DeProspero | Posted 05.19.2015 | Parents
Joe DeProspero

Every parent, regardless of his or her values or disciplinary strategy, is guilty of pulling an occasional fast one, doing something a bit out of character in order to maintain their sanity throughout parenthood. And, I'm sorry to say, I'm about to expose you all -- or at least myself.

Look Out, I'm Hugging

Robin Hoffman | Posted 04.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Robin Hoffman

As my mom sits in a Philadelphia area hospital recouping from open heart surgery, I now see these as the many small moments that gave me strength, a deep sense of loyalty, and a hearty appreciation for the odd.

Mom Scolds Pundit Sons On Live TV

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 12.16.2014 | Media

We've all been embarrassed by our mothers at one time or another. But chances are our moms never called in to scold us on live national television. ...

5 Questions I'm Sick of Hearing

Heather Risinger | Posted 12.27.2014 | Parents
Heather Risinger

Yes, I do. I DO put a leash on my kid. He runs off crazy and doesn't completely comprehend the English language at the ripe old age of 1.

Laughter Trumps Nerves

Maria Senise | Posted 12.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Senise

There's nothing like showing up a week early to a substitute teaching training session. I can't stop laughing at my own ridiculousness that came out i...

The Great Taste: Laughter, Insults and a Moment

Tom Cramer | Posted 10.22.2014 | Fifty
Tom Cramer

In early May of this year, I drove up to Madison Wisconsin to meet friends and sleep out for tickets to the Great Taste of the Midwest.

Yagana Shah

10 Hilariously Awkward Parent Photos Sure To Embarrass Teens Everywhere

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 08.25.2014 | Fifty

There are dozens of awkward moments between kids and their parents. Like when your parents catch you in a compromising situation with your significant...

A Room That's a View: The Ostrich Theory

Annie Battles | Posted 09.08.2014 | Comedy
Annie Battles

About a month ago, a couple moved in. Their computers came; their furniture was all set up. In no time, the place felt like a home. I know this, because they neglected to install curtains.

The Time I Threw Sand In My Cousin's Mouth And Blamed Him For It

Annie Battles | Posted 08.31.2014 | Comedy
Annie Battles

I've always been a little hard to contain. Some people call it joie de vivre, others, my psychiatrist included, call it ADD. One of the mainstays of my personality, and arguably a symptom of the disorder, is extremely impulsive behavior.

The Simple Way To Stop Reliving Negative Moments

Posted 05.21.2014 | Healthy Living

By Krissy Brady for YouBeauty.com Palm-to-face moments come in all shapes and sizes. From spilling your drink on a hot guy to tanking your work pre...

Yagana Shah

Your Mom And Dad Have Nothing On These 13 Most Embarrassing Parents Of All Time

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 05.16.2014 | Fifty

As far as life's embarrassing moments go, there are a million embarrassing moments between kids and their parents. Like that embarrassing moment when ...

Oops! How Not to Embarrass Yourself in a Foreign Country

Budget Travel | Posted 05.31.2014 | Travel
Budget Travel

Some of these local customs may strike outsiders as downright weird. But learning a bit of cultural etiquette, important phrases, and the absolute no-no's of any country you visit can save you not only embarrassment but also time and money!

11 Cringeworthy Secrets Our Kids Have Shared

Jenny Isenman | Posted 04.27.2014 | Parents
Jenny Isenman

Yep, these are the types of things my sweet little imps (and yours) have volunteered during carpools, sleepovers and playdates. Be careful what you tell them and who you let them talk to.

The Magnitude of Your WHAT?

Robin Korth | Posted 04.13.2014 | Women
Robin Korth

I am reminded yet again, that what seems like the awful stuff, so often becomes the good stuff. Then it becomes the really funny stuff and then the so very blessed stuff -- the rich memories and the shared laughter of being alive.

Don't Say Shhh to Urine Incontinence -- It's Nothing to Sneeze At

Mache Seibel, MD | Posted 03.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Mache Seibel, MD

Fortunately, there are treatments available for urinary incontinence, but first it had to be recognized as a treatable problem and talked about with a medical professional. There are several types of incontinence.

How to Recover From a Shame Attack

Joyce Marter | Posted 02.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Joyce Marter

One of my friends, who is a therapist, accidentally drunk-dialed her male client (rather than her ex-boyfriend) and played a love song into his voicem...

I Survived: 5 Stories From Women Who Faced The Worst

Posted 01.23.2014 | OWN

I Survived...The Joplin Tornado Once I heard how bad the storm could become, my daughter, Kayla, and I got into ready position, the way we had a ...

Guess She Didn't Realize The Cameras Were Rolling

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 09.13.2013 | Comedy

When this girl accidentally walks onto a TV set while the cameras are rolling, her reaction is priceless. We can't stop watching it... Over and over a...

How to Not be a Jerk at a Summer Party

Dana Holmes | Posted 08.20.2013 | HuffPost Home
Dana Holmes

You know how your parents told you when you were little that if you peed in the pool, a the water around you would turn green? Well, they were lying. But kids know better and so should you!

LOOK: One Teacher's Awesome KISS Costume

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 05.28.2013 | Teen

UPDATE: May 28 -- Contradicting earlier reports on Reddit that "Dress Like A Rock Star Day" did not take place, Kathy Anthony, a community relations ...

The Day My Spanx Stuck Out at CNN

Katherine Stone | Posted 05.26.2013 | Parents
Katherine Stone

I've been wearing a dress that is too short and shows at least two inches of the control-top area of my support hose, all the way around. Three hundred and sixty degrees of Spanx. I just walked all around CNN with my control-tops sticking out.