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Friday, February 13, 2009

Beware the quiet toddler

I've come to realize that a quiet toddler can only mean one thing: Danger ahead!

And when you have a baby in the house, it becomes increasingly more difficult to stop the trouble-making toddler before things get messy.

For example, the other night I was putting Babycakes to sleep. I came downstairs to find every single one of my CDs and DVDs, out of the containers, in a giant pile in the middle of the living room floor.

So maybe I should have known better. But today while I was feeding the Baby his lunch, I let the toddler watch a video in the other room. He even picked out an educational video about bugs - so I was feeling rather proud.

From the kitchen I could see that he never even got up from our dark red wingback chair - one of my husband's favorites.

(Now, I should qualify that there was a tiny, tiny hole in the fabric on the arm of the chair - like a white pinprick, hardly noticeable.)

When I went back in the living room, here's what I found...




He sat and picked at that hole during the entire show, leaving this gaping wound in what used to be a rather nice chair. I guess we won't be buying any new furniture for say, another 10 years...

1 comment:

  1. Ouch. And I used to worry about a dog or cat and the furniture!


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