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Love 'em or hate 'em: Top five most controversial parents of 2013

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The most controversial parents of 2013 polarized readers, shocked other parents and drew harsh criticism from some, support from others.

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A dad who posted pics of himself in tiny Daisy Duke shorts to shame his teen, a pageant mom who proudly feeds her daughter Pixie Sticks for breakfast, a German couple who eat out of dumpsters… you get the picture.

Yahoo! Shine on Dec. 25 profiled a number of this year’s most controversial parenting stories. Here are five of the most memorable.

Honorable mention goes to Snooki, the reality star turned dietician “expert,” Anzor and Zubeidat Tsarnaev, the parents of the Boston Marathon bombers who said their boys are innocent and “nice,” and Jennifer Day, who staged a breastfeeding sit-in rally at a Chick-Fil-A.



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