Jill Duggar: Risking Children's Safety for Photo Ops?!

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Let's be real, Jill Duggar and Derick Dillard aren't going to be winning any "Parents of the Year" awards anytime soon.

This is for many reasons.

Jill and Derick Posing

One is that they're Duggars, so many people think they practice potentially abusive techniques like blanket training, which, if you're new, is basically putting your baby on a blanket and beating him whenever he leaves it.

So, you know, he gets scared to go anywhere off the blanket and you can cook or craft or take care of your 12 other kids or whatever.

Another issue with Jill and Derick is that they've both said some not-so-nice things about their two precious sons, Israel and Samuel.

Recently, Jill seemed to admit that she loves Derick more than their children, and Derick used a bible verse to call the boys a "curse."

Jill and Derick Selfie

There are all the times that they've taken the kids to dangerous locations -- they even went to Central America during her second pregnancy when the Zika virus was a huge concern.

We could name tons of other instances in which their parenting has been criticized, but you get the picture, right?

Lots of people aren't fans of lots of the things these people do with their kids.

And now that we've got that out of the way, let's move on to the latest issue!

Jill Duggar and Derick Dillard in Class

Jill and Duggar recently uploaded a whole bunch of pictures to their family website, and that's nice of them.

Since they got fired from Counting On for Derick's bizarre transphobic rants about Jazz Jennings, it's really the only way fans can keep up with them.

While there were several cute photos of little Israel and Sam doing things like cuddling in a toddler bed and playing and visiting other relatives, one stood out.

It's this one of Sam:

Samuel Dillard on a chair

So that's terrifying, right?

Sam is only a year old, and there's no arguing that this is just not safe.

"Sam is a climber," they captioned the photo, and yeah, we can see that.

But those kinds of chairs aren't that stable, and the way he's perched right on the arm and leaning on the back ...

Jill Duggar and Her Pale Children

It really looks like he's just a slip away from a serious accident.

And you know the folks over on Reddit were not pleased with all of this.

One user from the Counting On subreddit asked "How are they not getting him tf off of there? Why on earth would you take a photo? Doesn't seem like the best parenting."

"Like ... kids do stuff and you can't always stop it ... but if you can stop it, you do," another person wrote. "You don't just take a picture."

Samuel Dillard in a Onesie on the Floor

As someone else pointed out, "Plus taking the picture just reinforces the kids behavior because it's giving them positive attention."

Another good point was made with "You'd think after experiencing TWO traumatic births, they'd be a little more careful with their kids."

It really is just a weird photo, you know?

Many toddlers do like to climb, and some can climb themselves to dangerous situations before you can get to them.

Jill Duggar and Son

It happens.

But as these Reddit users explained, the bad part is that instead of getting Sam down before he could fall, they paused to take a picture.

And then they posted the picture on their website.

It's almost like they enjoy the criticism, isn't it?

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