Young children have next to no filter, and sometimes they can say things that rival even the scariest children from any horror movie.
Below are 20 parents who share the moment they realized just how creepy their kid really is. Check them out!
1. While waiting at a crosswalk for the light to turn green, my 3 yr old was asking why I don't just cross right away. I tell him that I might get hit by a car and be killed if I am not careful. He turns to me and says "but daddy, you don't die on the road, you die in a fire."
2. I woke up in the middle of the night, to the sound of my 18 month old running around her room. I walked to her room, opened the door, and saw nothing. It was almost completely dark, and there was no toddler running around. I called out to her playfully:
"Erika? Where did Erika go?"
Silence. And then, from behind me: "SSHHHHHHH!!"
I almost screamed. She was standing, completely still and quiet, in a dark corner of the room the whole time. And decided that shushing me as loudly as possible was a good idea. I lost ten years of my life.
She's three now and continues to be the child out of a horror movie. I'm hoping I can raise her to be a productive demon member of society.
She also yells "Fix the cats tail! Fix it mom!" Whenever I am using scissors for anything. I don't know what she means by it, and I don't know where she got the idea, but all sharp objects are locked away very securely. I honestly don't know what fixing the cats tail involves. I don't ever want to know...
3. When my daughter was a year and a half old, she got out of her bed in the middle of the night, came up to me while I was sitting at my desk and goes "The fire. It's coming. Shhh..." with a finger to her lips and then goes back to bed.
Then when she was 2 she and I were playing with her baby dolls on her bed, and I ask her "Sweetie, do you want mommy to have another baby?" And she looks me dead in the face, takes a pillow, holds it over one of her dolls and whispers "Nooo...."
At 3 she comes up to me, strokes my ear softly and whispers "Take your ear off, Mommy. I do it."
Finally, on her 3rd birthday she was in her room popping balloons from her party and I hear her go "Pop all the balloons. Pop all of the joy."
She's harmless, that I know of, but she's a little creepy somebody sometimes.
4. This is just yesterday alone:
"Mom here is my drawing, its a man robbing old people, see the fire"
"Mom my life is terrible, it's full of sadness and lies" - his fish died two months ago
"Fine why don't you just bury me somewhere then, at least it will be quiet there"
5. I've two kids and they are both creepy. When my son was four he told me he wished he could cut my head off and take it to school with him. A couple of weeks after her fifth birthday, I'm putting my daughter to bed and she asks "why doesn't the lady in my wardrobe like you daddy?"
6. Not a parent but a brother. My older brother and I realized my little brother was creepy when we would get random girls coming up to us in the halls in school, asking us to tell our little brother to stop asking them for nudes or to stop staring at them or touching them or just messaging them in general. My brother and I would always tell our little brother and he would deny everything. I went through his phone and saw everything he was saying to these people and confronted him about it and he still denied it. My older brother graduated and my little brother and I moved schools.
7. I asked my 7-year-old cousin if she was excited for my sister to have her baby. At first she was kind of sad, because she wouldn't be the youngest in the family anymore. Moments later she brightened up.
"Oh! That'll be good because if they're younger than me then I won't be left alone when Nathan dies!"
Nathan is her 12-year-old brother. I think she was just thinking way, way too far into the future, but still came out a little creepy.
8. Not a parent, but rather the kid that informed another kid's parents of some creepy behavior that she had shown.
This was years ago when I was only 7 or 8 years old (I'm 20 now) and I was good friends with this girl and her parents were friends with my mom. I was staying the night one day when I woke up to see their daughter standing by the bed I was in. I asked her what she was doing and she didn't respond. I started to get creeped out so I turned on the beside lamp and saw that she was holding a butcher's knife. I called for my mom and my friend bolted from the room.
That night my friend's parents started watching her closely for anymore odd behavior. Sure enough she would talk to herself and displayed severe paranoia. They took her to see a doctor and found out she had schizophrenia. That poor girl's life has changed so much and her parent's lives have been filled with stress and fear ever since the same thing that happened to me happened to them.
She is doing well now with her medicine, but her parents split up because the father couldn't handle the stress. I'm just glad she got the help she needed before anything really bad happened.
9. The LEGO torture chamber he built was really well thought out.
10. We were in FL during Hurricane Matthew. I woke up at 5am the morning before it hit to my 9 year old son sittting up in bed repeating over and over "Category 5 hurricane, the eye is across the street, category 5 hurricane, the eye is across the street..." freaked me the hell out.
11. When he started whispering, just randomly to himself, right at the edge of hearing. It took us a while to work out what it was, it was like the scene in the Sixth Sense.
12. After I turn out the lights my daughter likes to stare at herself in the mirror and laugh maniacally.
13. Actually, me.
My dad told me from at least 2 years old until I was about 6 or 7, I would bury matchbox cars in the backyard, replete with an elaborate funeral setup. I'd dig a small rectangular hole several inches deep, line up the "survivors" around it, then slowly drive/lower the "dead" one in then bury it. He said there's no way I would've seen anything like that at that age, and he had no clue where I got it from. His eyes look away in the distance as he said, "there must be hundreds of cars under that yard."
14. Was doing a pig roast and talking to the kids about it. Asked them if they were going to eat any and my sweet little angel said "I want to eat the face!". She was quite excited about it. She had just recently turned 3.
15. There's something about flying a kite at night that's so unwholesome.
16. My daughter woke up screaming one night. Like, SCREAMING. Bloody murder, I knew something was wrong. I went into her room to find her curled up in a ball against her crib kind of "pushing" or "fighting" things off. I picked her up and she smacked me in the face.
I held her head and calmly said her name, her eyes were wild. She slowly came to, hugged me and was shaking.
The following morning I asked her what happened.
"The man was here"
I asked her where and she pointed immediately to a corner of the room. I then asked what the man looked like. She pointed at her skin
then made goggles around her eyes with her hands, or binoculars (you know what I mean) and looked at me.
Hasn't happened since. But other things have. I'm convinced she either sees things, or has sleep paralysis. But sleep paralysis doesn't usually involve her moving around, or running away from things. She's a creepy little girl. However since we moved out of that house and my wife and I split there hasn't been an issue.
17. When my sister was five and we were watching the Star Wars Christmas Special, she shouted "it's a nightmare and I can't wake up!"
18. I'm a regular babysitter of two boys, age 9 and 5. Both are horrible listeners and very difficult to manage, but the oldest one seriously may have some issues. He's incredibly smarthe's in the 4th grade and is already at an 8th grade reading level. I mean I'm talking about a very intelligent kid who knows right from wrong. These are some things I've experienced:
Older brother punched younger brother in the face, stepped on his head, and started choking him. I asked him why he would hurt his brother so badly, and he responded, "Because I like to hurt him."
Draws demons, skulls, and demogorgon-like creatures all over his homework. Rememberthe kid is 9.
Very manipulative to get his way. For example, the kids were misbehaving so I took away electronics. Oldest boy screamed and yelled in my face, then took my phone and threw it into the woods behind his house. Tried to make a wager with me that he wouldn't retrieve my phone until he got the playstation back.
19. My nephew came over & my dog Wiley nipped him on the leg. He was OK and we won't have kids around the dog anymore. Anyway, he asked me if Wiley was going to get in trouble. I said yes he will. What do you think should be his punishment? In his a very sweet, high-pitched little boy voice he said, "I don't know. He could get a spanking or get yelled at..."
and then his voice suddenly dropped very low & he said "or kill the dog"
....then his voice went back to normal and he went on, "or take away his toys or tell him he's bad...." Freaked me & my brother out!
20. When my youngest daughter was 3, one night she looked over at me and smiled and said "Mommy, I'll never kill you" and placed a reassuring hand on my shoulder. Hee he hee, we weren't even talking about death or anything.
21. Not my kid, but a childhood story about my wife.
She was seven, watching a show with her parents that included a mass execution by firing squad. (Her parents were big on 'reality exposure' but the show wasn't, I'm told, especially gory or bloody, just kind of stark.)
After the shooting stopped, she turns to her mum and asks, 'How did they know if they died?'
Her mum replies with something like, 'Well, they were shooting a lot of bullets at them, so they wouldn't be likely to survive.'
Wife replies, 'But it would have been so much easier to shoot them one by one and tick their names off the list.'
Her dad told this story at our wedding dinner. Good times...
22. My oldest son is 7. He has a twin sister and ever since he was one year old he would always smash any dolls we gave him head first into the ground. When he turned 3 and could walk, he would follow you around and stare at you behind your back. Like a little evil demon. He so sneaky too, I wouldn't know he had this hobby if it wasn't for the cameras in the house. He pretends to be all happy and smiling when you notice him, but he just gets this blank stare every time your back is turned. He also told my wife and I, when he could talk well, that he was smashing dolls to let us know how he died in his past life. He claims he was born February 11, 1808 and he was murdered when he was 15 by a friend of his past parents. That the man who murdered him bashed his head into the ground and was never caught. He has nightmares where he wakes up screaming and he says he keeps seeing himself being killed every night. He also claims that he chose is to be his parents, that he waited, watching this whole time, to pick out who he wanted his parents to be.