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You know all those Facebook posts with the perfectly smiling kids and the beautifully clean and organized houses? 

Or those Pinterest posts with elaborate birthday cakes and wonderfully planned parties?

You know how bad they make you feel about yourself?

Well, I'm pretty confident that we don't have to actually feel bad about all those perfect parenting moments posted to social media.

Because I'm pretty sure they tell a much rosier picture than reality.

Check out these photo galleries of a few of the perfect moments that were posted to social media, alongside the real moments these parents had to go through to get to the posting-worthy pictures!

Surprise gift-giving fail

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Perfectly posed?

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Milestone mishaps

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