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Mum discovers she's ​been celebrating her toddler's birthday on wrong date

Raising a child does not come with a handbook.

Even in this day and age, when all the information mums and dads may need is available online, they are bound to mess up.

So this parenting fail by TikToker Emily Vondracheck is bound to make many feel a lot better about themselves.

The mum-of-four, from Minnesota, US, revealed she has been celebrating one of her children’s birthdays on the wrong day for two years.

Emily realised the blunder when a family doctor told her their health insurance company had an incorrect date of birth.

Before getting on the phone to deal with the misunderstanding, the mum decided to scroll back on Facebook – just in case.

In the video, Emily says: ‘Here’s a little story to allow all the mums of littles out there to maybe feel a little better about yourselves, here’s a real confidence boost for you (not for me).

How’s your day going? #momfail #mombrain #parenting101 #sahm

‘I just got off the phone with my paediatrician, she’s trying to bill our last visit to our insurance company.

‘Per my words, my son’s birthday is the 26th. I am his mother, I know his birthday.

‘I was about to call up my insurance company to let them have it but I thought maybe I should scroll back on Facebook to look at the birth announcement years ago to make sure.

‘I just got done doing that, and his birthday is indeed the 25th.’

Shaking her head in disbelief, Emily then yells that for two years she has been celebrating her child’s birthday on the wrong date.

She then adds: ‘And now I have to call the paediatrician back and say, “haha, you know what I had my son’s birthday wrong”.

‘And you want to know the worst part? It’s my middle child!’

Her refreshingly honest video has left parents in stitches all over the world.

Many mums and dads shared kind messages of support, claiming her story is ‘very relatable’, with some also owning up to forgetting crucial details about their children.

TikToker Kyle Scheele, who said he is also a middle child, said he is now ‘questioning everything’ he knows about his birthday.

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