Funny 21 Times That Silence Seriously Wasn’t Golden Posted on March 14, 2016 by Reece Young Image Source: Flickr user DarinIf an adult’s being quiet, it probably means that they’re reading, resting, relaxing — possibly even meditating. If a child’s being quiet? You can be almost certain that they’re up to no good. Case in point, these 21 troublemaking tots who thought that they could fool mom and dad with their sneakily silent ways but, sooner or later, got busted. We’re willing to bet that whoever coined the phrase “silence is golden” definitely was not a parent! 1The time you left her alone for 45 seconds . . . And she turned into a human tornado. Source: Instagram user yuhasz02 2The time she insisted on feeding herself. Source: Flickr user Molly 3The time she seemed just a little bit too excited to play outside. Source: Flickr user katiew 4The time he said he didn’t eat the chocolate ice cream . . . But you begged to differ. Source: Flickr user Lotus Carroll 5When you decided it was time to cancel the Sunday paper . . . Because his agenda has nothing to do with the business section. Source: Lisa Horten 6When they tried to blame it on the family pets . . . But you knew who was really to blame. Source: Instagram user haleslabradoodles 7When they used the entire bottle of bubbles . . . For one bath. Source: Flickr user Tykey Turkey 8The time all the outdoor toys mysteriously made their way in. Source: Flickr user Theo Bosdas 9When the smallest “toys” got them into the biggest trouble Source: Flickr user Katy Levinson 10That time when you told her to wait a minute for breakfast . . . And she showed you who’s boss. Source: Flickr user Danielle Darling 11When you’re too scared to even ask what it is . . . Because, eww. Source: Flickr user Joe Thorn 12The time you came home and found the dog . . . Dressed as a banana. Source: Flickr user reader of the pack 13The time you forgot to put the bucket of paint away . . . And had absolutely no idea where to begin. Source: Flickr user Nicholas Carey 14When you let them sit at their own table at a restaurant . . . And discovered that none of the food ended up in their mouths. Source: Flickr user Donnie Worldwide 15The time he was caught blue-handed . . . Source: Flickr user Brittany Randolph 16Or caught red-footed Source: Flickr user Jessica Lucia 17The time he decided it was time to make some wise investments Source: Lisa Horten 18The time you couldn’t find him . . . Because he was going incognito. Source: Flickr user Becka Spence 19When you discovered your wedding veil wouldn’t be passed down for generations . . . At least not in the way you’d envisioned it. Source: Flickr user With Luv 20When he discovered chocolate . . . And never wanted it to end. Source: Flickr user Darin 21The time he discovered how to take his diaper off . . . And it was the beginning of the end. Source: Flickr user Mike Reece Young 6 Ways to Prevent Sibling Rivalry Trash Into Treasure: Make Your Recyclables a City Playset!