Ten Things Kids have Taught Parents

Isn't it amazing how many things kids can get into. Anything marked or marketed as "childproof" is an open invitation to a new discovery. Those little kids fingers love to discover. Anything that can be tasted or gnawed upon, should be. After all, that's what being a kid is about! It's all about discovering life!

Top Ten Things Kids Teach Parents

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Number 1 Thing Kids Teach Parents:

If you spray hair spray on dust bunnies, then run over them with roller blades, they can ignite.

Number 2 Thing Kids Teach Parents:

The voice of a 3  year old is louder than the voices of 224 adults in a crowded restaurant.

Number 3 Thing Kids Teach Parents:

When you hear the toilet flush and the words “Uh-oh” at the same time, it’s already too late.

Number 4 Thing Kids Teach Parents:

A six-year old can start a fire with a flint rock, even though a 36-year old man says they can only do it in the movie.

Number 5 Thing Kids Teach Parents:

"Play Dough" and "Microwave" should never be used in the same sentence.

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Number 6 Thing Kids Teach Parents:

VCR and DVD Players do NOT eject Peanut Butter and Jelly sandwiches, even though TV commercials show that they do.

Number 7 Thing Kids Teach Parents:

A "Child-Proof" prescription drug pill bottle can be opened in one third the time by a 4 year old child, than the time it takes for their 72 year old grandpa to open it.

Number 8 Thing Kids Teach Parents:

Installing a tall rope ladder out of reach of your 2 year old child, to deter them from climbing into their big brother's tree house, is a challenge, not a prevention.

Number 9 Thing Kids Teach Parents:

"Here kitty kitty", or "Her Kee Kee", from your 3 year old, is the standard greeting for your family cat Elmo, the large red squirrel in your backyard, the 22 pound raccoon that comes around at night with her 2-3 pound kits, and the Bobcat from the creek that is only nearby in the dark when your child cannot sleep.

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Number 10 Thing Kids Teach Parents:

"I may only be six and a half months old Mommy, but when you're not looking, I can schooch, crawl, drag, and roll myself 17 feet across the living room to play in all the television, video, sound system, and electrical wires by the entertainment center." "And they are really good to gum my new teeth on too!"


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