Emily Vondrachek shared the hilarious blunder in a video in an effort to give other parents a “real confidence boost”.
In the TikTok 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).
“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.
“The insurance company says no, his birthday’s on the 25th.
“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,” she says, putting her head in her hands.
Emily posted pictures of her celebrating her son’s previous birthday from Facebook, adding: “For two years I’ve been celebrating his birthday on the 26th!”
Since Emily uploaded it on her @thevondyfamTikTok this week, the funny video has been watched more than 1.6 million times – and it would seem she is not the only parent to have made this mistake, reports The Daily Star.
One TikTok user said: “This happened to my ex-husband but for over 25 years his mother thought his bday was different for 25+ years.”
A second person said: “My sister-in-law called to wish my daughter a happy birthday, I said it’s not today it’s tomorrow! She said no, it’s today! So I feel you mama!”
Someone else added: “I got flustered one day when someone said I had a handsome baby boy and asked his name. I said Ron. Her name is Harper. It’s hard out here.”
Another person said: “One year my mother sang Happy birthday to Allison…My name is Ashley. I’m an only child.”
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