In terms of the domestic hierarchy, both mother and father should know best; in the case of parents on reality TV shows, however, that's not always the case. Sure, not all small-screen parents exemplify what it means to be unfit guardians, but a sad amount do. And because they've chosen to reveal everything about themselves on national television in the pursuit of Kardashian-like levels of fame, that gives us the unabashed right to judge the hell out of them. Inspired by tonight's second season premiere of Lifetime's cringe-worthy series Dance Moms, at 9pm EST, here are our picks for the 10 Worst Parents On Reality TV, because, admittedly, judging their lives makes us feel better about watching these shows in the first place.

Written by Tanya Ghahremani (@tanyaghahremani)

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