They do say that silence is golden, but when you happen to have a toddler or young child, silence creates suspicion. Oftentimes, that suspicion is well-founded, because you're likely to discover a disaster. While you're likely to be in fits of laughter, there's usually a whole lot of mess to clean up, or a pet that desperately needs washing. Here are 20 funny pictures with timely reminders of why kids shouldn't be left on their own:
1. The transformation from black and white into color was stunning.
2. This is what happened when these three kids were left in the bath...
3. "Mom, I can explain!"
4. Who knew that a mustache and goatee would suit a cat?
5. Caught with his hand in the jam jar.
6. The all-new keyless laptop.
7. Poor dog!
8. A good attempt at redecorating.
9. An etched message of love.
10. Tea party for one.
11. That's not nice!
12. Well, at least one of the bathroom's fittings is being used correctly....
13. Looks like it was time for a spot of decorating.
14. Enhancing the colors of the screen.
15. A flat screen covered in Sudocreme. Wonderful.
16. "Whatchu lookin' at?"
17. "He did it."
19. Pretending to be asleep after being busted opening all her lollipops.
20. This is what happened when his older brother was left to babysit him.