Some of these are seriously hard to watch!
Becoming a mother while you’re still a child yourself is difficult for anyone. Although they’ve all come a long way, the cast members of Teen Mom have had to overcome some serious obstacles on their journeys to where they are now. Even though they’re doing better now, it’s safe to say that the journey through parenthood was a pretty rocky one for most of them.
Even the girls who have stable lives now have some serious parenting mistakes in their past. The truth is, they’ve come a long way from the mistakes they made at the beginning of their motherhood. But there’s nothing like taking a trip down memory lane at the worst parenting moments Teen Mom has ever seen.
Waxing Sophia’s Eyebrows
Farrah Abraham has never been shy to talk about beauty. She describes herself as being a believer in “preventative beauty,” and has been open about her numerous cosmetic injections and surgeries. And that’s all well and good for her.
However, were furious when they thought she was pushing these beliefs onto her daughter. When Sophia was only three years old, Farrah decided to modify her daughter’s look by waxing her eyebrows! Aside from the health concerns like pain and skin irritation, Farrah was accused of teaching Sophia to be self-critical before she was even in kindergarten.
This shot of Isaac sitting in a dog cage looks like the cover of a PETA advertisement. At first glance, it looks like Kailyn Lowry has locked him up as a form of punishment. As it turns out, Isaac wanted to play in the dog pen, and Kailyn had no problem with it. “Well I’m not gonna say no,” she tweeted at the time. “He’s using his imagination! He’s not doing anything wrong. You & I just parent differently.”
We’re actually with you there, Kail!
Every parent knows that teaching by example is an incredibly important way to raise children. Then again, Amber Portwood was not exactly in a good place during the first season of Teen Mom OG. She was caught on camera numerous times physically abusing her fiancé Gary Shirley where Leah could see!
This activity played a part in what is considered Amber’s worst parenting move: getting arrested.